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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 June 25, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, February 23, 2017


Nature Matters: Celebrate the Future of Nature in NYC

at REI SoHo, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Nature matters. Imagine life without it. Join the Natural Areas Conservancy and our partners as we celebrate the natural world of New York City and share our plans for safeguarding it…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature

Friday, February 24, 2017


Intergenerational Basketball Classic

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us for our first annual Inter-generational Basketball Classic, bringing together basketball players of all ages.
Category: Fitness, Sports, School Break, Seniors

Must See

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: The Rhythmic Art of Thread

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Rhythmic Art of Thread showcases artists who work in fiber and explore diverse themes of indigenous culture, spirituality, historical events, and icons.
Category: Art, History, Seniors


Color of Comics Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Color of Comics exhibition showcases the private art collections from Ray Felix and Alex Simmons, along with several talented African-American artists in the comic book industry.
Category: Accessible, Art, Tours


Highbridge Park Service Days

at Dyckman Sitting Area (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Together we will remove trash and invasive species, and perform a multitude of tasks which will support the native ecology and the mountain biking association.
Category: Volunteer


Kids Corner

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Join us for a week of fun activities, including relay races, obstacle courses, ultimate frisbee, flag football, basketball, wii games, and more!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Sports, School Break

Best For

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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 exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors


Dynamic Dinosaurs

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Millions of years ago, in the land before the Greenbelt, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Join us for an expedition in search of fossils of those long-lost creatures.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking

Best For

Wild in Winter: Mid-Winter Recess in Prospect park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bundle up and find out what your favorite Park animals are doing this winter.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For

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