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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 September 7, 2013 (x) to September 7, 2013 (x)

Saturday, September 7, 2013

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
Sep 7

Recycle-To-Art

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Gallery Tour at Wave Hill

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 summer exhibition, Bronx Calling: the 2nd AIM Biennial, which features the cutting-edge artwork by NYC-area emerging artists.
Category: Art

Sep 7

Arts in the Gardens

at Target Brooklyn Garden, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
On Saturdays throughout the month of September, NYRP and Indie Ballet Collaborative are partnering to bring unique programming to two of NYRP’s Brooklyn Community Gardens, as part of commitment to activating outdoor spaces and encouraging community engagement.
Category: Dance, Theater
Free!

Sep 7

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep 7

Family Camping

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
The Urban park rangers celebrate the tradition of Camping throughout the Spring and Summer and we look forward to welcoming your family. Participants are…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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