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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, November 9, 2013

Nov 9

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!

Nov 9

Bagel Bark

at Wollman Rink (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Come meet the park’s vibrant dog-loving community and enjoy refreshments generously provided by Le Pan Quotidien.
Category: Dogs
Free!

Nov 9

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!

Nov 9

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!

Nov 9

Art in the Garden: “Deconstructed Flowers”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
H. David Stein’s unique mosaic of flora is distinctively detailed in his exhibit “Deconstructed Flowers.” His intricate photographs pull out the dimensional…
Category: Nature, Art

Nov 9

Cleaning Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and lend a hand to help us rake, weed and do various gardening chores at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 9

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!

Nov 9

It's My Park Day at MacDonald Park

at Queens Boulevard and 70th Road (in MacDonald Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join volunteers for Its' My Park Day to help pick up litter, rake leaves and planting bulbs at the park.
Category: It's My Park Day
Free!

Nov 9

Health and Race Walking

at North Meadow Recreation Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Get fit as you enjoy beautiful Park landscapes. Co-presented with the NY Walkers Club.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Nov 9

Tai Chi Chuan at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness

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