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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

Saturday, October 5, 2013

Oct 5

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Aerobics Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come have fun, get fit and healthy with our aerobics instructors
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct 5

Family Friendly Hike

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Meet the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park at Woodlawn Playground, Van Cortlandt Park East & Kepler Ave.
Category: Fitness, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Tai Chi Chuan at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness

Oct 5

Girls Youth Basketball Clinic

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Improve your game by focusing on skills, sportsmanship, and team play in a challenging and encouraging environment. Ages 9 – 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

Oct 5

Forest Restoration Volunteering

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Fix trails, plant native species and take out weeds with the parks's restoration crew. This is the recipe to create biodiversity in urban parks.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Tour: High Line Tree Tour with Leslie Day and Trudy Smoke

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn to identify and value the beautiful trees of the High Line during this special walking tour of the park with Leslie Day and Trudy Smoke, author and illustrator of Field Guide to…
Category: Nature

Oct 5

Wave Hill Creative Actions: Mixed Media Stained Glass Collage

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Experiment with drawing and painting materials to create collages inspired by the natural light and architectural elements in a space.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education

Oct 5

Soap Box Derby

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring your kids to compete in a good old fashioned soap box derby! Come with a homemade soap box with brakes and helmets.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

It's My Park Day at Queensbridge Park

at 41st Avenue Entrance (in Queensbridge Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of Queensbridge Park Committee, who will be planting daffodil bulbs and removing debris from the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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