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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 347 events
from October 1, 2020 to September 10, 2022

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Oct 1

Family Nature Walk

at Freshkills Park Event EntranceStaten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Lace up your shoes for a nature walk at Freshkills Park! Freshkills Park staff will take you behind the scenes to visit areas that are currently closed to the public.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 1

CANCELLED: Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct 1

Silver Shoes Dance Club: Social Dance Class for Seniors

at Van Cortlandt Classic Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location, Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come out to the park and learn dances like the Foxtrot, Salsa, Hustle, and more! This program is offered completely free of charge to adults over 65. No partner or experience necessary.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Workshops
Free!

Oct 1

CityParks Seniors Fitness Yoga (Online - Fall 2020)

at Virtual/Online Only

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
We welcome New Yorkers 60+ to participate in free yoga in our digital classes led by our Senior Fitness instructors.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Oct 1

Alice Austen House Tours

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Alice Austen House Museum is offering socially-distanced tours of this historic site on Staten Island, which now features an exhibition about Audre Lorde.
Category: Art, History

Oct 1

Tour of The Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of The Battery Urban Farm to learn about how we grow produce in the heart of downtown New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

Live from the Field

at Virtual/Online Workshop

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Tune in live as we study environmental DNA, analyze microplastics, sample fish populations, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Virtual Music with Andy and Suzanna

at Virtual/Online Workshop

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for virtual music time with Andy and Suzanna! The recommended age group for this program is 0-6 years.
Category: Best for Kids, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, October 2, 2020

Oct 2

CityParks Seniors Fitness Yoga (Online - Fall 2020)

at Virtual/Online Only

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome New Yorkers 60+ to participate in free yoga in our digital classes led by our Senior Fitness instructors.
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Oct 2

Virtual Special Express Writers Anthology

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a workshop for adults with disabilities who have an interest in creative writing. We will focus on non-fiction writing (essays, poems, lyrics, and memoirs).
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Talks, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

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