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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 August 29, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Sep17

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Sep17

Crochet Beginners Class for Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Students will learn the basics of crochet: proper crochet technique, reading patterns, how to measure gauge, selection of yarn & hooks, abbreviations for crochet terms, and…
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep17

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Play as your favorite game piece.
Category: Games, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Bryant Park Yoga

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Perfect your downward dog under the trees at our 12th season of outdoor yoga classes, presented by Athleta with media support from Flavorpill.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep17

Summer on the Hudson Picture Show Extension: Pride and Prejudice (Rain Date)

at 72nd Track and Lawn (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Jane Austen's classic tale of love and values unfolds in the class-conscious, 18th-century England. The movie was filmed in 2005 and features the Chatsworth House in Derbyshire.
Category: Festivals, Film, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Sep17

Movies in the Parks: Maleficent

at Claremont Park, Bronx

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for this epic prequel!
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, September 18, 2015

Sep18

Photoville

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Returning again to Pier 5, NYC's premiere outdoor photography event takes place in a pop-up venue of repurposed shipping containers.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep18

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art, High Bridge
Free!

Sep18

Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food
Free!

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