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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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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Oct 1

GreenThumb Workshop: Terrariums and Mini-SIPS

at Siempre Verde Garden, Manhattan

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
With some commonly found materials, GreenThumb will teach gardeners and community members how to simply build miniature terrariums and SIPS (subirrigated planting systems).
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Seniors

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Oct 1

Open Run Night at Icahn Stadium

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Whether you are an avid runner, a beginner, or a running club — all adults 18+ are welcome to this free event!
Category: Fitness, Sports

Oct 1

POSTPONED: Movies Under the Stars: West Side Story

at Thomas Greene Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies

Friday, October 2, 2015

Oct 2

Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 2

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art

Oct 2

Senior Olympics Opening Day

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors, show your strength in Brooklyn's first ever Senior Olympics! All seniors are welcome for opening day. Games include: Table Tennis, Pickleball, Swimming, Basketball…
Category: Games, Sports, Seniors

Oct 2

Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food

Oct 2

Children's Story Time & Art

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

10:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy interactive story time with songs, nursery rhymes, stories, and poems for toddlers and preschoolers.
Category: Kids

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Oct 2

The Board: Keepers of the Dream, Then and Now

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
We already know what historical event made the Conference House famous, now let's learn about the board of the Conference House Association who have made this house a home!
Category: Art

Oct 2

Exhibition: Alice Austen Everyday: A Photo Series Inspired by Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Alice Austen's beloved home, Clear Comfort, was her muse and her window onto the world at the entrance to the New York Harbor. The vantage point from Clear Comfort is…

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