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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.

Viewing 921–930 out of 2,020 events
from May 27, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Storks

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A stork and his human pal must team up to transport a baby girl to her expectant family...
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Jun29

Movies Under the Stars: Michael Jackson's This Is It

at The Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Behind-the-scenes footage, filmed between March and June of 2009, captures the pop superstar in intimate detail as he developed and rehearsed for the "This Is It" tour.
Category: Film, History, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Friday, June 30, 2017

Jun30

Art in the Garden: Sitting with the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Viewers will experience the beauty of Queens Botanical Garden filtered through the artist’s memories of nature in Taiwan.
Category: Art

Jun30

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

Jun30

Multimedia Arts

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We will be creating vintage-style bottles from your own clean bottles.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Jun30

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Jun30

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This month, we're creating Q-Tip painted hand print trees!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jun30

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Jun30

Family Camping: Bronx

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

Must See
Event
Jun30

NYC Parks Presents Tonight We Dance: Tango at Union Square Park

at South Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make friends or dance while enjoying tango music, stories, and classes.
Category: Dance, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

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