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 30, 2017
Saturday, December 19, 2015
at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx
2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn basic techniques of studio photography lighting and set up for a portrait shoot. Everyone will get to pose and experience different lighting effects. Melanie…
Category: Education, Art, Seniors
at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens
2:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fun activities, including a bounce house, games, photos with Santa, crafts, movies, music, and more!
Category: Film, Games, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Santa's Coming to Town
at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan
at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan
2:00 p.m.–2:45 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx
2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens
2:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month
at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park), Manhattan
6:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island
Sunday, December 20, 2015
at South Pump Station (85th Street & 5th Avenue) (in Central Park), Manhattan