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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 October 6, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, October 11, 2013

Oct11

Have Your (Batter) Cake & Eat It, Too: a 19th Century Food Tasting

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Marja Samson will serve up 'batter cakes and lemon cream,' based on a mid-19th century recipe, that was reportedly a favorite of Thomas Jefferson.
Category: History, Tours, Food, Talks
Free!

Oct11

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Sorrentino Recreation Center

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct11

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Pelham Fritz Recreation Center

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Become certified in Microsoft Office 10 and Adobe Creative Suite 6 through DigitalWork NYC, free for 16 to 26 year olds! These sessions help you apply and interview for the program.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct11

Special Evening Tour of Gracie Mansion and Treats

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Tours of this 1799 country house, which has been the official residence to New York City mayors since 1942, are usually not offered in the evenings, making this a special treat for people who cant make the regular Wednesday tour hours.
Category: History, Tours, Historic House Trust Festival, Food
Free!

Oct11

Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Sorrentino Recreation Center

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Sorrentino Recreation Center is open for tours and introductions to the center's manager in honor of Customer Service Week.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Oct12

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Oct12

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct12

Greener Pastures Exhibition:125th Anniversary of Bronx Parks

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Photographs from NYC Parks' archives will be on exhibit at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct12

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

Oct12

It's My Park Day at Veterans Circle

at Memorial Circle, Queens

8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out to the Memorial Circle at Tribute Park, where volunteers will be planting and cleaning up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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