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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 2, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Friday, September 25, 2015

Sep25

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep25

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

Summer on the Hudson: Bingo!

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
BYO food and beverages to this all ages, free to enter, bingo party.
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Games, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep25

LUNGS Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens

at La Plaza Cultural (in ), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Opening night festivities with music, dance, and food will be held for the 4th Annual Harvest Arts Festival in the Gardens organized by Loisaida United Neighborhood Gardens.
Category: Festivals
Free!

Sep25

LIC Landing Live: Matthew Kiss Band

at LIC Landing Events Space (in Hunter's Point South Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Matthew plays a hybrid of rock/blues and soul and partly supports his musical ambitions by teaching surfing on the Rockaway beaches.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep25

Movies in the Parks: Frozen Sing-Along

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Sing along to your favorite Frozen songs!
Category: Accessible, Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep26

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!

Sep26

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep26

ESL Beginners Class

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from an ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

Sep26

Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

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