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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 April 27, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Jan14

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Jan14

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Film Screening: Dear White People

at Lewis H. Latimer House (in Lewis H Latimer House)Queens

2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Registration is required. This 2014 American satirical comedy-drama focuses on escalating racial tensions at a prestigious Ivy League college from the perspective of several African American students.
Category: Film, History
Free!

Jan14

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, January 15, 2018

Jan15

Harlem Street Tree Care

at 119th Street and Lexington AvenueManhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks Stewardship as we celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Jan15

MLK Day of Service: Ferry Point Park Forest Restoration

at Ferry Point Parking Lot- Off of Hutchinson River Parkway (in Ferry Point Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks on this National Day of Service to help make Ferry Point Park a safer, cleaner, and healthier environment for all to enjoy!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Free!

Must See
Event
Jan15

Roxanne Jacobson: Occupied Sites: A Look at Staten Island's Prehistory

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This project locates, intervenes, and reveals sites that have been destroyed - seeking to make visible a history that has been erased from the land.
Category: Art
Free!

Jan15

3-on-3 Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Teens ages 15 to 17 are invited to join NYC Parks for a day of 3-on-3 basketball tournament play on MLK Day! Teams must sign up as a three person team.
Category: History, Sports
Free!

Jan15

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jan15

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Children's Corner (in Prospect Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for family-friendly programs at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jan15

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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