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NYC Parks Events Calendar

Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

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from November 17, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Nov17

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This fall, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation.
Category: Fitness

Nov17

Introduction to HDR Photography by: Robert Catalano

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn more about High Dynamic Range photography concepts.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Nov17

237th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Washington

at Cafe Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
In commemoration of the 237th anniversary of the Revolutionary War's Battle of Fort Washington, members of the Brigade of the American Revolution will set up camp on Fort Tryon Park's Cafe Lawn. Visitors will travel back in time and see demonstrations of how the Continental Army functioned during America's War for Independence.
Category: History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov17

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

Nov17

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Nov17

Reflecting on Reflections Quilt Show

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See the best quilts of NYC at this annual exhibit.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History

Nov17

Freshkills Park Birding Hike (Moderate)

at Schmul Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hike behind the scenes with park staff into natural sections of the park, typically restricted from public access, to see the beauty of the hills and creeks in Freshkills Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Nov17

Nature Exploration (light)

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest on the Nature Exploration Hikes.
Category: Birding, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Nov17

Beginner Impression Painting

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger Art and Photography programs allow you to interpret the natural would through artistic expression, while learning about nature and the environment.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Waterfront
Free!

Nov17

Return of the Wolf

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Back by popular demand! Join the Greenbelt Nature Center staff as we welcome back Atka and the New York Wolf Conservation staff for a presentation of “Wolfology”. Meet…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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