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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 11,531–11,540 out of 13,402 events
from October 5, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct22

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Three-Bin Compost Build

at 173rd Street Playground (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn how to build a 3-bin composting system and help us with our fall cleanup at the garden.
Free!

Oct22

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct22

Shakespeare 400 in Verse and Music

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Shakespeare 400 presents scenes from Shakespeare paired with musical settings of his words and related music by Dowland, Morley, Purcell, Arne, Lawes, others.
Category: Concerts

Oct22

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Oct22

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Gremlins

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Monster Squad

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this 1987 horror comedy, a group of young horror fans discover Van…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct22

Fancy Me Mad

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Audiences will witness the story of a young man, who upon the death of his grandmother, arrives at her apartment and discovers her secret infatuation with the author Edgar Allen Poe.
Category: History, Theater

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct23

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct23

NYRR Open Run: Crotona Park

at East path, north of tennis courts on Crotona Avenue (in Crotona Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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