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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 16 events
from December 12, 2019 to February 16, 2020
in Tours (x) category

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Dec14

Compost Under the Microscope

at East River Park Compost Yard (in Corlears Hook Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
See bacteria, fungi, and more as we explore our compost piles under the microscope and see what organisms live in different stages and temperatures.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Dec14

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Visitors will get a chance to go inside with the Urban Park Rangers who will discuss the significance and history of this recently restored structure.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Dec14

A Victorian Holiday Party

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The halls of the Morris-Jumel Mansion will be decked for our annual Victorian Holiday Party featuring a costume contest! Join us for a themed tour, a holiday reading, caroling, and a holiday photo booth!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Seniors, Home for the Holidays

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Event
Dec14

Candlelight Tours

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Step back through time to taste, smell, and touch the holiday pleasures of centuries past.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Home for the Holidays

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Dec15

Holiday Tinker Festival & Tree Lighting

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the holidays with tinkering, tree lighting, hot cocoa, and music!
Category: Accessible, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Talks, Holiday Lightings, Home for the Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Dec18

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Dec21

Farmhouse Family Day: Festive Felt and Fiber Crafts

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Winter Holidays, Workshops, Home for the Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Winter Solstice Walk

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks arborists for a Winter Solstice Walk at New York's southernmost park. Explore and learn about the unique trees, natural habitats, and shoreline found within the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Dogs, Tours, Waterfront, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
Dec21

Candlelight Tours

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Step back through time to taste, smell, and touch the holiday pleasures of centuries past.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Food, Winter Holidays, Home for the Holidays

Sunday, December 22, 2019

Dec22

Historic New York: Mount Morris Fire Watchtower

at Mount Morris Fire Watchtower (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A prominent feature of Marcus Garvey Park and its neighborhood, the historic Mount Morris Fire Watchtower serves as an important landmark for the Harlem community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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