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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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Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Oct 8

Bryant Park Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Le Carrousel was specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct 8

Customer Service Week: Meet the Manager at Hansborough Recreation Center

at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Hansborough Recreation Center is open for tours and introductions to the center manager in honor of Customer Service Week.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: History of Sports in Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
A tour through Central Park in which you will learn about the history of the Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Shape Up NYC at Take Care NY

at Jacobi Medical Center, Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us in the Atrium for Stretching, a FREE fitness class that will strengthen and fine tune major muscle groups.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct 8

Open Hours: Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Normally closed to visitors except on guided tours, come meander at your own pace along the rustic trail and native woodland garden for birds and other wildlife...
Category: Nature
Free!

Oct 8

DigitalWork NYC Recruitment: Al Oerter Recreation Center

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 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!

Oct 8

Knit & Crochet Beginner's Group

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will learn how to purchase yarn, needles & hooks and read directions.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct 8

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Haunted Pumpkin Garden is back and spookier than ever! Experience the thrills and chills of the season with a garden full of scary fun.
Category: Nature, Kids, Halloween

Must See
Event
Oct 8

Gallery Tour at Wave Hill: Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology Exhibit

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of Wave Hill’s fall exhibition, Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology, which celebrates the interests of former Wave Hill House resident Bashford Dean.
Category: Art, Tours

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