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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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Sunday, September 24, 2017

Sep24

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a hike through Central Park's North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep24

Ranger's Choice: Forest Park Super Hike (Vigorous)

at Forest Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This extensive one-way hike highlights Forest Park's history, flora, and fauna. Registration is required. Registration opens on September 13.
Category: Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

Sep24

InGardens Free Jazz Concerts

at First Street Green Cultural Park Garden, Manhattan

1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.

Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep24

Concert: Manhattan Chamber Players

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Manhattan Chamber Players is a vibrant ensemble comprised of rising stars on the music scene, many top prizewinners of prestigious competitions including Banff and Naumburg.
Category: Concerts

Sep24

Honoring Ancestors Through Medicine Making

at 9 C Garden, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All will walk away with their own herbal potion for immune system protection and one body care item.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Sep24

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep24

The Amazing Captain Faust 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.2:45 p.m.
Miguelino’s tricks will leave some guests in awe while making other guests laugh. Volunteers from the audience will be chosen to help him with his spectacular magic tricks.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep24

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Sep24

It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Park

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Keep Bushwick Beautiful to beautify Maria Hernandez Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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