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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 October 5, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Mar11

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Mar11

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!

Mar11

Arts, Culture & Fun: Opening Reception for City Birds

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 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, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Mar11

Compost 101 (in Spanish/en español)

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
¡Aprender cómo hacer el abono en el jardín comunitario! Este taller expone las necesidades (las materias primas, herramientas básicas, los elementos…
Category: Education

Mar11

Astronomy: The Night Sky

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This program highlights the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Mar12

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar12

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar12

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar12

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Mar12

Spring Birding

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Welcome migratory birds back to Wave Hill this spring! Explore the gardens and woodlands on a quest to spot some of our favorite feathered friends.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

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