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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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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Jul18

Plaza Theatrical Presents "Madagascar"

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Zoo Picnic Area

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join lions, hippos, and a group of plotting penguins as they bound onto your stage in this live-action musical adventure.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

National Zoo Keeper Week

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Hands-on activities and games challenge visitors to see if they have what it takes to be a zookeeper! Talk to some of our professionals and learn about animal care careers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Bryant Park Classics BookClub

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join fellow enthusiasts and expert literary facilitators to discuss books nder the canopy of the park’s London Plane trees.
Free!

Jul18

Bryant Park Knitting Class

at Upper Terrace Gravel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join free beginner classes presented by Knitty City. Yarn and needles are provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Jul18

Painting Nature with the Art Student's League

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your child for a fun afternoon of painting the scenery around them, with Art Student's League's Pedro Rodriguez.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art
Free!

Jul18

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Jul18

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of current exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Tours

Jul18

Kids Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create their own miniature art to take home. The piece is small enough to carry in your pocket or in your hand.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul18

Ed Center Open Hours

at Main Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the park like never before with signature exhibits, interactive displays, and arts and crafts. This summer's themes will include pollination and the estuary.
Category: Nature
Free!

Jul18

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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