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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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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 27, 2018


Animal Adaptations

at Union Turnpike and 196th Street, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adaptations are special characteristic that enable plants and animals to be successful in a particular environment. Our park rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife


Bookmaking Workshop with Freshkills Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hear a brief overview of the Freshkills Park, then learn about native and invasive plants, observe plant samples, and make a field notebook using paper made from invasive phragmites!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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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


Cooking Demo: Barking up the Right Tree—Cooking with Cinnamon

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Originating in East Asia, cinnamon has been used throughout the world for centuries. Watch—and taste—as a chef from Great Performances demonstrates some cinnamon-laced delicacies.
Category: Education, Food


Henna Workshop II

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In this class, learn how to control the henna cone and other techniques of applying henna. You will become familiar with the unique characteristics of various regional styles.
Category: Education, Art


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

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Historic Richmond Town's James Guyon Jr. Guyon Tavern Series Presents Bob & Norm with Bill

at Guyon Tavern at Historic Richmond Town

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This popular trio will regale the Tavern with their program of short stories and old tunes!
Category: Concerts


Astronomy: Winter Solar System

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy

Sunday, January 28, 2018


NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

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

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

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