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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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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Jan20

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcome.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan20

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jan20

Whimsical Winter Wonder Fantasy Photo Shoot

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your cameras to take photos of your kiddies with our fantasy photo props: Wanderlust the Unicorn and the Crescent Moon in Blue Woods.
Category: Best for Kids, Winter Holidays
Free!

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Kids
Jan20

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at LaTourette Park Parking Lot

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Jan21

Birding: Winter Waterfowl

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. All skill levels are welcomed.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Jan21

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Jan21

Family Cooking Class

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Allergic to Salad for a monthly farm-to-table cooking experience to introduce your family to all aspects of cooking. Enjoy a tasty treat you make for lunch.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Jan21

Historic New York: Split Rock

at Split Rock Golf House (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Split Rock has been a Pelham landmark, some say, for as long as there has been a Pelham.
Category: Education, History
Free!

Jan21

Nature's Workshop: Jewelry Making

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Rangers and learn how to make jewelry using materials from nature. Basic materials provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature
Free!

Jan21

Finding Your Way: Maps and Compasses

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use provided maps and compasses to locate hidden markers in the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

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