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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 1, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Taming of the Shrew

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company. May 15 - 31: The Two Gentlemen of Verona July…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep20

Bike New York's Learn To Ride: Adults Class

at Linden Playground (in Linden Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
With Bike New York's safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Education, Sports, Volunteer, Learn To Ride, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
The Amazing Captain Faust is a Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that is sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Summer on the Hudson: Dance Safari

at Riverside Park South, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Come explore the park on a guided safari walk that searches out site-specific dance pieces choreographed for Riverside Park South.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Brooklyn Book Festival Bookend Event: Strings and Slams

at The Granite Prospect (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a varied and compelling evening of poetry and music, pairing violinists with spoken word artists.
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, September 21, 2015

Sep21

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!

Sep21

Exhibition: Living Landmarks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Living Landmarks celebrates the nine individually landmarked New York City public parks in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City's landmarks law. The exhibit showcases their…
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Sep21

A Walking Tour of the Noho Historic District

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On this one-hour walking tour, promenaders will see 11 buildings designated as individual New York City landmarks around the Merchant's House Museum in NoHo.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event

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