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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 October 19, 2013 (x) to October 19, 2013 (x)

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Oct19

Mad. Sq. Art 2013: Giuseppe Penone: "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)"

at Oval Lawn (in Madison Square Park), Manhattan

6:00 a.m.
Madison Square Park Conservancy’s Mad. Sq. Art announces a new sculptural installation for fall 2013 by renowned Italian artist Giuseppe Penone, consisting of three monumental, 30-foot tall bronze trees. "Ideas of Stone (Idee di pietra)" featuring Penone’s signature manipulation of the trees’ natural forms, will interact with Madison Square Park’s lush landscape to highlight the relationships amongst man, sculpture and nature.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours
Free!

Oct19

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct19

It's My Park Day at Liotti Ikefugi Playground

at Liotti Ikefugi Playgound (in Liotti Ikefugi Playground), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, Volunteers will be painting the fence, benches and walls surrounding the playground. Volunteers will also be weeding and planting some bulbs around the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

Greener Pastures Exhibition:125th Anniversary of Bronx Parks

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Photographs from NYC Parks' archives will be on exhibit at the Poe Park Visitor Center.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct19

Art Exhibit: Invasive Pigments

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Invasive Pigments is a series of watercolor-like paintings which explores the migration and proliferation of weeds and other "unintentional" plants in tandem with human…
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Oct19

It's My Park Day at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of Astoria Heights on It's My Park Day. Volunteers will be mulching, weeding, planting bulbs, and picking up litter in the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Oct19

FLOW.13

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
The Randall's Island Park Alliance, BxMA, and Made Event are pleased to present FLOW, the annual summer art exhibit along the shoreline at Randall's Island Park.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct19

Free Boot Camp in Willowbrook Park - Presented by HQ Wellness and Verrazano CrossFit

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Verrazano CrossFit will be hosting free classes in the picnic grove behind the Carousel in the Greenbelt’s Willowbrook Park this fall. All fitness levels are welcome to join…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct19

Summer on the Hudson: Nature Walk in Riverside Park South

at Kayaking on the Hudson Meeting Point (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join Leslie Day, naturalist and author of Field Guide to the Natural World of New York City, for an Autumn Nature Walk: learn about the trees, grasses, flowers and bird life of Riverside Park South.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

It's My Park Day at Father Fagan Square

at Father Fagan Square (in Father Fagan Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Come out and join It's My Park Day with the Friends of Father Fagan Park. Volunteers will clean up the square and plant bulbs around the trees there!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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