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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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Saturday, September 7, 2013

Sep 7

Chess: Beginners Clinic & Open Play

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn tactical insights from a Chess Master, then pit your newly acquired skills against other chess players at your level, tournament-style. Ages 6+.
Category: Games
Free!

Sep 7

Pedal & Paddle Day

at Starlight Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Free Bike Loans! Free Canoe Trips! Join the Bronx River Alliance for a free open paddle and bike ride along the Greenway. 11am to 3pm - South end of Starlight…
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Sep 7

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Back to School Festival

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Beat the stress of returning to school with an afternoon of fun activities.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

New York Restoration Project Domino Tournament

at El Catano Community Garden, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
NYRP’s 4th Annual Domino Tournament is sure to be an exciting day of friendly-competition! Teams from our community gardens will showcase their domino skills to see who will take home the championship trophy.
Category: Games
Free!

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Sep 7

Back To School Festival

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spend a free fun-filled afternoon before going back to school. There will be rides, games, crafts, giveaways and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

A Gardener's Library: Vintage Books from the Bartow-Pell Collection

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This working collection is significant for the practical information, aesthetic guidance, and reading pleasure it gave early members. On view during public hours: Wednesday, Saturday…
Category: Art, History

Sep 7

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
A Walking Tour of Central Park's Western Edge.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep 7

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep 7

NYC Parks GreenThumb’s Annual Harvest Fair 2013

at Ranaqua Park, Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb and the Bronx Green-Up for our annual celebration that honors thousands of community gardeners and greening professionals across New York City for their work…
Category: Games, Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids

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