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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 1,132 events
that are in accessible locations (x)
from October 20, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct20

Open Garden Days: Deer Resistant Plants Demonstration Gardens

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The gardens around the Conference House Visitors' Center feature plants that deer are less likely to eat. See which plants may work for your home!
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct20

Open Garden Days: Alice's Garden at the H.H. Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society invites you to visit Alice’s Garden, an arrangement of rare and unique architectural terra cotta ornaments.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Oct20

NYC Parks Inaugural International Pickleball Festival

at Robert Moses PlaygroundManhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks in the first-ever Pickleball Festival. Connect with other pickleball enthusiasts in NYC for a day of doubles competitions, open play, clinics, guest speakers, prizes, and much more.
Category: Festivals, Sports
Free!

Must See
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Oct20

Eye on Nature: Artists Explore the World of Plants and Animals

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artists use botanical and natural science methods to accurately render the species in an artistic manner. Please note: on Saturdays, this exhibit is on view from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Oct20

Plastics: Pelagic Peril

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct20

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct20

Decomposition Central

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What do lowly millipedes, mushrooms, and land mollusks have in common? They are star players on the decomposition squad that makes life on earth sustainable for all of us.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Oct20

The Boneyard

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Skulls, bones, teeth, shells, antlers—see what’s left after an animal carcass decomposes.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct20

The Old Stone House: Witness to War

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ten themed areas at this exhibit allow visitors to explore this history and consider how war impacted the community and what makes these issues relevant in today’s world.
Category: History, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Oct20

Red Hook Harvest Festival at Red Hook Community Farm

at Red Hook Community FarmBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy food, DJs, games, contests, pumpkin carving, and more! Bring friends, family, and neighbors... and come in costume!
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Halloween, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids

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