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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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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Jun16

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees - The North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park woodland community.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun16

Family Day

at Pomonok Playground, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, transformation face painting with Agostino Arts, an animal show...
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

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Jun16

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Jun16

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Jun16

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Jun16

Summer on the Hudson: Revival 2

at General Grant National Memorial (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy two performances featuring a multi-generational company, legendary guest artists, and neighborhood seniors in a celebration of great twentieth century dance.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Seniors
Free!

Jun16

Movies Under the Stars: Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat

at Arthur Von Briesen Park (in Von Briesen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Live-action version of the kids' book about a pesky kitty. Know Before You…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Movies Under the Stars: Black Panther

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A superhero known as Black Panther defends Wakanda, a technologically advanced…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun16

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Amersfort Park, Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Jun17

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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