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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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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Sep 8

Garden Highlights Walks at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Fall Foliage

Sep 8

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A tour of the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Sep 8

Back to Cool: Paper Bead Bracelets

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled workshop where everyday materials are transformed into an eco-chic accessory for your back-to-school- wardrobe. No experience necessary; we'll show you…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 8

Fall Exhibition Opening: EAF13

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Socrates is pleased to announce the opening of its fall exhibition featuring the latest works of 15 artists to watch, as part of "EAF13: 2013 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition."
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 8

Verdi Square Festival of the Arts

at Verdi Square, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Verdi Square Festival of the Arts kicks off its celebration of Verdi’s 200 birthday with a concert of his arias performed by students from the New England Conservatory on Sunday,…
Category: Concerts
Free!

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Sep 9

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep 9

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep 9

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep 9

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.
Category: Games
Free!

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