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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 61–70 out of 752 events
from February 27, 2017 to December 30, 2017

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Mar 5

First Signs of Spring Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne. Learn about the plants currently in bloom and the garden's history.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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Mar 5

Fire Making Skills

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the great outdoors. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Mar 5

Historic New York: Nature and Design

at Grand Army Plaza Arch (in Grand Army Plaza), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpreting historic turning points, both natural and man-made in our city's long history.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 5

Historic New York: The World's Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park park hosted two world's fairs, in 1939 and 1964. Relive the stories from those times and learn more about World's Fair structures still present in the park today.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Mar 5

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Mar 5

Hunter Island Night Hike

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Owls, deer coyotes, and raccoons are among the many animals that call Pelham Bay Park home. Join the Rangers for this rare winter night hike. Registration Required.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Monday, March 6, 2017

Mar 6

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Mar 7

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar 7

Paint it Up: Wine Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Participants will upcycle and decorate their own personal wine bottles as a personal keepsake or gift for a special someone.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

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