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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 14, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, February 15, 2018


2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Train with some of our best staff and challenge our members in competitions to help build your skills.
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


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


Imaginative Arts for Kids

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will learn various techniques for creating imaginative arts, including Kirigami, Collage, Tissue Work, Pointillism and 3D Illusion.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports


Mural Making in the Garden

at Groundswell, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn the ins and outs of creating a mural at your community garden. Murals and public art not only beautify neighborhoods, but they can deepen community connections and spark public dialogue.
Category: Art

Must See

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.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

Friday, February 16, 2018


Free Media and Technology Workshops at Greenbelt Media Lab!

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Our citywide teen digital media program teaches young adults media making skills. Topics include video production, audio production, graphic design, game design and photography.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art


Manhattan Open House 2018

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan, Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan, Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan, Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location,

8:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Manhattan Recreation Open House 2018 offers you over 400 FREE fitness classes and other activities. During this week, New Yorkers can try out any of the city’s 13 Manhattan…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Fitness, Sports, Tours, Seniors


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Identity

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Identity showcases works in fiber that explore imagery of people of the African Diaspora.
Category: Art, History, Seniors


Black History Month: A Celebration of the Blues Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A Celebration of the Blues by New York-based illustrator Ron Bucalo presents a collection of 25 black line illustrated portraits depicting great legends of the American blues.
Category: Art

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