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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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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Oct 5

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games, from Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Putting Green

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 5

Fundamentals of Photography

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn digital photography and leave with some great photos! This workshop will cover shutter speed, aperture, ISO and the basic technical aspects of taking better photos.
Category: Art

Oct 5

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
This fall, take a moment to release stress and reconnect with your inner self while practicing meditation. Each session includes instruction in simple techniques followed by 20 to 30…
Category: Fitness

Oct 5

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 5

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 5

Raptor Fest

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators, live and up close with the Urban Park Rangers and the Prospect Park Audubon Center.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 5

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
How do bees make honey? How do we collect it? Help us extract and bottle honey from our resident honeybees.
Category: Nature, Food, Talks
Free!

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