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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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from October 8, 2012 (x) to August 30, 2017

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Oct 6

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Avenue U and East 16th St

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct 6

Wetlands Tour

at Northeast corner of the Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a guided exploration of the restored wetlands on Randall’s Island! Participants can enjoy viewing beautiful wildflowers, birds and other native wildlife while…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Oct 6

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at North side of Queens Blvd at 67th Ave

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct 6

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Oct 6

Exhibition Opening - Swampland: Photoraphs by Ruth Wetzel

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for the opening reception of the Arsenal Gallery's new exhibition Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

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Oct 6

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life in Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Oct 7

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 7

Seniors Fitness - Walking - Soundview Park

at Soundview Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct 7

Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct 7

Seniors Fitness - Yoga - Marine Park

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
We welcome all New Yorkers, ages 60 and over, to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across the city. Activities in this eight-week…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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