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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Recreation centers remain open at this time. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

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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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Monday, June 12, 2017


West African Dance

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
All are welcome to learn the traditional dances unique to West Africa. African dances are largely participatory, with spectators being part of the performance.
Category: Dance


Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants will continue to enhance their rowing technique and boat moving skills in this 8-session course through consistent water time in stable barges.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


The Met Opera Summer Recital Series: Central Park SummerStage

at Rumsey Playfield (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Met’s popular concert series in New York City parks in all five boroughs kicks off with an evening of arias and duets from a variety of operas.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness



at On the High Line at 22nd St. (in The High Line), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Start your Tuesdays off right. Rise above the city streets and begin your day focused, centered, and connected with nature.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately two miles).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors


Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"Other Homes" is a group exhibition of five artists' work that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art.
Category: Art, Seniors


Edgar Allan Poe Illustrated

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
An exhibition showcasing the literary work of Edgar Allan Poe, interpreted by contemporary illustrators Nancy Doniger, Donna Miskend, Dave Kopka and Carol (Klio) Burrell.
Category: Art


Tai Chi

at On the High Line at 13th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join our neighbors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society for an introductory practice of the different moves included in the basic Tai Chi set.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

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