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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 January 26, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Tuesday, January 28, 2020


Adaptive Chair Aerobics

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for an adaptive, low impact workout for adults.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Fitness, Workshops


Turn & Learn Compost Work Day (NYC Compost Project)

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The best way to learn about compost is to make it, and attending our Turn & Learns will make you a pro. Bring a water bottle, wear closed toe shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Talks


Donna Napoli: Staten Island Treasures

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
For over 10 years, local artist Donna Napoli has enjoyed capturing Staten Island in watercolor, to "preserve" the charm and value of its "Mom and Pop" businesses, historic homes, parks, and wildlife as local treasures.
Category: Nature, Art, Waterfront, Wildlife


Kids Art with Matt Cohen

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Hands-on art-making projects give kids the opportunity to develop skills in drawing, painting, and sculpture while helping to instill a sense of teamwork and self-confidence.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Teen Game Zone

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Teens learn new games, meet new people, and stay active in a safe environment.
Category: Workshops


Chinese New Year Family Fitness

at Recreation Center 54Manhattan

2:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of family fun as you make your way through various activities such as Tai Chi, fortune cookie making, dragon dancercise, Tae Kwon Do, and more!
Category: Education, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Winter Holidays, Lunar New Year

Must See

Crop Planning 101

at Brooklyn Public LibraryBrooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Learn how to map out more than one season of bountiful harvests using planting calendars, knowledge of plant families, plant spacing charts, and more.
Category: Workshops


Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Practice

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Do you have a physical disability and want to try wheelchair basketball? Come to the Brooklyn Nets wheelchair basketball practice!
Category: Adaptive Programs, Fitness, Sports

Wednesday, January 29, 2020


Arsenal Gallery: Namesakes: Honoring African Americans in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition highlights parks and monuments that pay tribute to the contributions and lives of notable African Americans from the 18th century to the 21st century.
Category: Education, Art, History


Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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

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