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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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Friday, April 20, 2018


'April is the Cruellest Month' Candlelight Ghost Tour

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:20 p.m.
Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: History, Tours


Arts, Culture & Fun: Public Theater Mobile Unit presents Henry V

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Obie Award-winning director Robert O’Hara brings a warring King and his band of brothers to communities all across New York with Mobile Unit’s spring production of Henry V.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, History, Theater, Women's History Month, Seniors


Family Camping and Nature Meditation

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

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping

Saturday, April 21, 2018


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. All of our…
Category: Fitness


Spring Citywide Stewardship Day

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, Oceania Street and 67th Street (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On Spring Citywide Stewardship Day, you can help us restore and maintain natural areas all across the city.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer

Must See

Bronx River Cleanup

at Lafayette Avenue and Morrison Avenue (in Soundview Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
In honor of Earth Day, the Bronx River Alliance is teaming up with United by Blue for a cleanup at Soundview Park.
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront


Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa.
Category: Dance, Fitness


Dogs in Parks: Town Hall - Brooklyn and Staten Island

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come hear about the current state of our dog runs, learn community engagement strategies for your local park, and share your opinions about a range of topics important to City dog owners.
Category: Dogs, Talks, Dogs in Parks: Town Hall


Forest Restoration Volunteer Days

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Work together with The Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and NYC Parks staff to help restore Van Cortlandt Park's forests.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Bartow's Literary Elevenses Book Club

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure.
Category: Education, History, Talks

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