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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 October 11, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Feb17

Espalier Fruit Tree Pruning

at Know Waste Lands Community Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn how to prune and train young fruit trees to grow in interesting and beautiful patterns along walls and fences.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb17

Survial Series #3: Staying Found and Signaling for Help

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers are well-versed in outdoor lore. Learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Feb17

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create cute and fun objects out of paper and other ordinary materials they can take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Feb17

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Feb17

Paper Arts and Crafts - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create their own, original decorative gift wrapping paper for holiday and special events.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Feb17

A Literary Afternoon with Malcolm Boyd and Sherese Francis

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of fiction and poetry readings, accompanied by live music at the home of African-American inventor and poet Lewis H. Latimer!
Category: History, Black History Month, Talks
Free!

Feb17

Historic Richmond Town's James Guyon Jr. Guyon Tavern Series Presents Stout

at Guyon Tavern at Historic Richmond Town

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Stout is a group of experienced folk musicians who combine hearty five-part vocal harmonies with traditional acoustic instruments to regale with a 19th century musical experience.
Category: Concerts

Sunday, February 18, 2018

Feb18

CANCELLED: It's My Park at North Shore Esplanade

at 78 Richmond Terrace

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify the North Shore Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Feb18

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Wall Street and St. Marks Place (in Lt. Lia Playground), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Lt. Lia Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Feb18

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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