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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 March 28, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Sep 3

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
Sep 3

CANCELLED: Tree Care Tuesdays hosted by Human Impacts Institute

at Scholes Street & Avenue of Puerto Rico (in Martinez Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Human Impacts Institute Crew (HII) and volunteers from Brooklyn Day Habilitation Center in caring for our local green gems--street trees.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep 3

Wild Medicine at The New York Botanical Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Sep 3

Pastel Painting Art Workshop at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Capture the shifting color and light of fall blooming plants and the autumn landscape using soft pastels, a favorite, portable color medium of plein-air artists.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Sep 3

Alley Pond Adventure Course Staycation

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

10:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Bring your sneakers and have a STAYCATION with us. It’s fun and free. The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course is an outdoor adventure that fosters trust,…
Category: Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep 3

Bryant Park Chess

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

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

Sep 3

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep 3

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
Sep 3

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep 3

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
Free!

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