NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Official Website of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation

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 11,191–11,200 out of 13,452 events
from November 7, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Oct15

Green Neighborhood: Richmond Hill

at Woodhaven Boulevard and Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help remove and eradicate invasive species surrounding the Strack pond in Forest Park
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct15

NYRR Open Run: St. Mary's Park

at Eagle Avenue and 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct15

Hattie Carthan Community Farmers' Market

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Community Farmers’ Market is opening for its eighth season of healthy food, activities, education, and food justice programming.
Category: Education, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at West Fountain (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer at Stuyvesant Square for a general clean-up and horticultural housekeeping in preparation for chilly weather.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at Fort Washington Park

at Rocky Run Dog Run, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Rocky Run Dog Run to spread fresh mulch at Rocky Run in Fort Washington Park.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Discovery Walks for Families: Living Laboratory

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Discover what plants and animals call this secluded park woodland their home!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month in the Heights

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us as we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with music, dance, performances, art, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct15

"Welcome!" program

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer greeters will be available from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the "Welcome! Wagon" to answer your questions about the park’s history and horticulture.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours
Free!

Oct15

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct15

Workshops at The Battery: Pumpkin Painting & Fall Crafts

at Labyrinth Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Paint pumpkins, make leaf rubbings, and create veggie art with The Battery Conservancy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Pages:< Prev111171118111911201121112211231346Next >

Related Information

  • Get information on upcoming events directly in your inbox by signing up for our Email Newsletters.
  • Know about an event that’s not on the calendar? Send us a tip!
  • Planning an event and considering hosting it in a park? Make sure to read our Planning an Event page.

Search Events

Time of Day
Categories
Type

Was this information helpful?