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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 28, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Dec27

Primitive Survival Skills

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
If you were in the wilderness with nothing but the clothes on your back, could you make a fire, build a shelter, or gather clean drinking water?
Category: Nature
Free!

Dec27

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Dec27

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Dec27

Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec27

Citizenship Classes for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Dec27

The Night Sky

at Passarelle Ramp at David Dinkins Circle (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Category: Nature, Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Dec28

Seal Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Dec28

Family Art Project: Create Your Year - Hello 2015!

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn from gardeners, who plant according to the phases of the moon. What might your year look like if it was designed according to the lunar calendar? Capture your vision of seasonal…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72 Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
See some of the Park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, the Lake, and Strawberry Fields, on this east-to-west walk.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Dec28

Riding the Waves Exhibit

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
The new Lenape Gallery at Conference House Park Visitor Center will open Riding the Waves, a new exhibit of the Museum of Maritime Navigation and Communication. The premiere…
Category: Education, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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