Kite Flight for Peace & Human Rights
Sep
28
11:00 AM11:00

Kite Flight for Peace & Human Rights

In recognition of the United Nations General Assembly and International Peace Day, visitors are invited to design and fly kites selecting stripes, colors, and symbols that represent personal ideas about peace and freedom. Visitors of all ages will discover the fun of constructing and flying their very own kite, guaranteed to soar in the lightest of winds. Kite-making workshops are free and suitable for all ages.  

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Photo Workshop: Filling in the Blanks with Brooke DiDonato
Jul
25
6:30 PM18:30

Photo Workshop: Filling in the Blanks with Brooke DiDonato

Using the unique architecture of FDR Four Freedoms State Park as a backdrop, students will have the opportunity to learn from photographer Brooke DiDonato, practice their photography skills, and present their work for feedback and critique. Presented in partnership with United Photo Industries, this event is free, and registration is required.

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Photo Walk with Street Dreams Magazine
Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Photo Walk with Street Dreams Magazine

Bring your camera or smart phone and join Street Dreams Magazine for an evening of creative connection & community building in anticipation of Photoville 2019 with a photo walk at FDR Four Freedoms State Park hosted by New York's own Steven "Sweatpants" Irby + Raheim "Black Soap" Simon. Presented in partnership with United Photo Industries, this event is free, and registration is required.

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Manhattanhenge: Canceled Due to Weather
Jul
11
5:00 PM17:00

Manhattanhenge: Canceled Due to Weather

Twice a year, the sun sets perfectly in line with the NYC streetgrid creating a unique event nicknamed “Manhattanhenge,” and you can see it from Four Freedoms State Park! ** NOTE: This event has been canceled due to the rain. We apologize for any inconvenience. The sketch workshop with Hugo Barros Costa is rescheduled to Sunday, July 14 at 10am. For more info, click here. **

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Summer Sunset Thursdays
Jul
11
9:00 AM09:00

Summer Sunset Thursdays

Enjoy twilight evenings, and other fun surprises at FDR Four Freedoms Park on Thursdays this July as we stay open until 8:30pm! ** NOTE: This event is rain or shine. In the event of heavy rain and/or thunderstorms, the event will be canceled and all registrants will be notified by email. We apologize for any inconvenience. **

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Pop-Up Library
Jun
16
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up Library

In cooperation with the Uni Project and featuring Drag Queen Story Hour, join us for a fun-filled weekend with this family friendly event! Come sit outside, read, draw, play games, and explore a curated collection of books and hands-on materials.

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#AscendWithPride: An Afternoon with Friends & Family at FDR Four Freedoms State Park
Jun
15
12:00 PM12:00

#AscendWithPride: An Afternoon with Friends & Family at FDR Four Freedoms State Park

Get your cameras ready: NYC’s largest LGBTQ Pride flag is coming to FDR Four Freedoms State Park from Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 30! And on Saturday, June 15 from 12:00-6:00 PM, the Park will host a free WorldPride celebration for all ages, with VideoOut onsite all day capturing coming out stories, food trucks for a picnic on the lawn, and a visit from Drag Queen Story Hour, featuring books that focus on diversity and inclusivity.

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Pop-Up Library
May
19
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up Library

Join us for a fun-filled weekend with this family friendly event, celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and featuring Story Time with Always Anjali author Sheetal Sheth! Come sit outside, read, draw, enjoy the view, and explore a curated collection of books and hands-on materials.

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Pop-Up Library
May
18
11:00 AM11:00

Pop-Up Library

Join us for a fun-filled weekend with this family friendly event, celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and featuring Story Time with Satya Saves the Day author Raakhee Mirchandani! Come sit outside, read, draw, enjoy the view, and explore a curated collection of books and hands-on materials.

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I Love My Park Day
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

I Love My Park Day

I Love My Park Day heralds the start of spring with this statewide call to volunteer. Come celebrate the statewide I Love My Park Day at Four Freedoms Park! Show your appreciation of NYS parks by volunteering to help keep the Park beautiful, clean, and welcoming.

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Artist Talk: Setsuko Winchester on "Freedom From Fear/Yellow Bowl Project"
Apr
14
2:00 PM14:00

Artist Talk: Setsuko Winchester on "Freedom From Fear/Yellow Bowl Project"

Join Setsuko Winchester for an artist talk and tour on her Freedom from Fear/Yellow Bowl Project at FDR Four Freedoms State Park on Sunday, April 14 at 2pm. Winchester will discuss the history behind Executive Order 9066 and Asian-American exclusionism, her impetus for creating this project, and her journey spanning 16,000 miles across the United States to photograph her tea bowls in situ at the sites of former US concentration camps.

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