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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 1, 2014

Nov 1

Fall Harvest and Garden Maintenance

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Help us get our gardens ready for winter with various fall maintenance projects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 1

Canine Costume Carnival

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring your pups and have some fun while enjoying music, raffles, and more!
Category: Dogs
Free!

Nov 1

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!

Nov 1

Wilderness Survival

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

1:00 p.m.
What would you do if you found yourself lost in the woods? Do you know how to build your own shelter, or start a fire without matches? What would you eat and where would…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Kids
Nov 1

Heart of the Park: Central Park

at West 72nd and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers take you down to Strawberry Fields, visit the Angel of Bethesda Terrace, and experience the tranquility of Conservatory Water.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 1

Historic New York: Sylvan Grove Cemetery

at Victory Boulevard and Alberta Avenue (in Sylvan Grove Cemetery), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Dating back to the 18th century, Sylvan Gove Cemetery holds the graves of prominent locals as well as British soldiers from the Revolutionary War.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Nov 1

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
Nov 1

Storytime & Craft at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity (while supplies last).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Nov 1

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the Park's largest woodland area, a landscape designed to offer a forest retreat right in Manhattan.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 1

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.
The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. Our Urban Park Rangers will be your…
Category: Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids

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