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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

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct10

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct10

Bats at Belvedere

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
See live bats and learn about bats that live in Central Park through an educational presentation. The Organization for Bat Conservation will teach us how to spot and identify our…
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct10

Monster Mash-Ups Movie Series: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

at South Lawn (in Dyker Beach Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Sometimes the dead don't stay dead. And, it's really annoying.
Category: Festivals, Film, Halloween
Free!

Oct10

Astronomy: The Draconids Meteor Shower

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Let the Urban Park Rangers be your guide as we witness the Draconids meteor shower, which produces around 10 meteors per hour.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct10

Movies Under the Stars: The Wiz

at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct10

Movies Under the Stars: Frozen

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Oct11

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!

Oct11

It's My Park at Maple Playground

at Maple Playground, Queens

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Body and Brain Yoga and Tai Chi Flushing to help clean the playground, rake leaves, and plant daffodil bulbs at Maple Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct11

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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!

Oct11

Fall Birding

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his extensive knowledge of diverse bird species and their behavior on these captivating walks through the gardens and woodlands.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage, Talks, Seniors

Best For
Kids

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