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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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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep17

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep17

Nature Exploration: John Muir Trail (Vigorous)

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Sep17

Linda Hickman: The Forest Path

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy listening to "Forest Path", Ms Hickman's newest project which is a composite of different musical traditions found on Staten Island.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks
Free!

Sep17

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Presents Hamlet

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This season, the Public Theater's Mobile Unit presents a new, world-class production of Shakespeare’s Hamlet to audiences and community venues across New York City.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Seniors
Free!

Sep17

Adaptive Flag Football

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All is welcome to participate in our Adaptive Flag Football League. Sign up today!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Sep17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide.
Category: History, Tours

Sep17

The Wildlife of Baisley Pond

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight. The exhibit explores the abundance of wildlife at Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep17

Bronx Kill Salt Marsh Tour

at Bronx Kill Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Bronx Kill Salt Marsh to view wildlife up close, learn about the ecological importance of wetlands.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep17

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
All are welcome to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Sep17

Ghost Card Performance

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join artists Megan Weaver and Hassan Christopher and their team of performers for this haunting maze of surreal delights!
Category: Art, Theater, Waterfront
Free!

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