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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 12,331–12,340 out of 14,765 events
from October 8, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Nantucket Lightship Public Tours

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Known as the “Guardian Angel of the North Atlantic”, the Nantucket Lightship (WLV612) was the last lightship in service to the United States Coast Guard.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep 4

Nature Program: Monarch Migration

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
It’s monarch migration season! Learn about their natural history, the reasons for their decline, and how planting a patch of milkweed can help monarchs survive.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Sep 4

Omar's Summer Send-Off Party at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 4

Bryant Park Presents Shakespeare: Measure for Measure

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
See The Drilling Company perform Shakespeare's "Measure for Measure" in the park!
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sep 4

Staten Island Philharmonic Concert

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy selections from British Invasion rock groups as well as traditional music from the British Isles.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Sep 4

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars The Force Awakens

at Elmhurst Park, Queens

7:30 p.m.9:30 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, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 4

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Angry Birds Movie

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This animated adaptation of the hugely popular video-game series follows three avian friends as they put their anger to good use by fighting back against a hostile force.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 5, 2016

Sep 5

Summer Sports Experience at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:15 a.m.4:45 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 5

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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