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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, September 20, 2014

Sep20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Central Park Perimeter Wall, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep20

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep20

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
On Nature Exploration Hikes we will discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may also include Origami, Kirigami, Decoupage and Collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep20

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for a tour of current exhibitions. In the main gallery, Recapturing the Scenic Wilds is inspired by Theodore Roosevelt, a former resident of Wave Hill who had…
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Sep20

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

3:00 p.m.
Walk across the gangplank of a renovated coffee barge for a one-hour, family friendly concert.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep20

The Amazing Captain Faust

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.
A Coney Island performer in the heart of Queens! Come see his slight-of-hand tricks and amazing illusions that are sure to leave guests in awe.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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