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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 21–30 out of 1,649 events
from February 20, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Kids Week Staten Island: Tent Building

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn a simple and fun way to put up a tent, identify nearby wildlife, and get some tips on camping with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create cute arts and crafts projects to keep, or give as a gift to their favorite person.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break

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2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Pickleball is a super fun, low-impact paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


Sarah Raven: The Cutting Garden

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Teacher and award-winning author Sarah Raven gives a talk on how to prepare, plant, maintain and harvest buckets of flowers from your garden with her best sowing and growing techniques.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks


Gracie Mansion: 75 Years as the People's House - The Anatomy of a New York Landmark Lecture

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us at the Arsenal for Gracie Mansion: 75 Years as the People's House - The Anatomy of a New York Landmark, a lecture by Gracie Mansion Conservancy's Executive Director Paul Gunther.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Talks, Seniors


Arts. Culture & Fun: Dance Away the Night: Milonga

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us in celebrating Milonga, a fast-paced version of Tango. All levels are welcome for dance instruction and open dance!
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Seniors


Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

at Southbridge Towers, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this introductory workshop, learn how you and your neighbors can come together to support and improve your community green spaces!
Category: Education


ConEdison Family Science Nights: The Human Body

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
There is so much to learn about our bodies. Take a closer look at fingerprints, discover how to see your pulse, measure your lung capacity, check your reaction time, and more.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break

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Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Thursday, February 22, 2018


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

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