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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, August 31, 2014

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Nocturnal Wildlife

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Inwood Hill Park comes alive at night with the activity of night herons, bats, raccoons, and skunks.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 1, 2014

Sep 1

Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep 1

The NY World’s Fairs and the Port Authority Bringing Trade, Travel and Tourism to Queens, The Region and the World

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
In our continuing celebration of the New York World's Fairs, enjoy this Port Authority multimedia exhibit.
Category: Art, History

Sep 1

Bryant Park Early Bird Game Social

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Early Bird Game Social gives you a chance to start the day in the park, and warm up your mind with games that get you thinking.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Run for the Trail: Labor Day B'Ramble

at Parade Ground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Proceeds from this 5K race go to The Friends of Van Cortlandt Park’s trail plan. Register at vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness

Sep 1

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

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

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

Sep 1

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Staycation

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your sneakers and have a staycation with us!
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 1

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 1

Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess and backgammon, are available for a small few. Endorsed by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

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