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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 December 13, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct23

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct23

Mask Making Social

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Venetian masks are a centuries-old tradition from Venice, Italy. Join us in making these decorative masks in preparation for your next masquerade.
Category: Arts & Crafts

Oct23

From Parlor to Grave: 1865 Funeral Reenactment and Graveyard Procession

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Join us in the museum’s double parlor as we re-create the 1865 funeral service of Seabury Tredwell and discuss the funerary customs of 19th century New York City.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Halloween, Talks

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Oct23

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Want to see all of King Manor? From the basement to the attic? From the servants’ quarters to the King family’s parlor? Then join us for this special behind-the-scenes tour!
Category: History, Tours

Oct23

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - Dracula Untold

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct23

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktoberfest - The Lost Boys (R)

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film! In this 1987 horror comedy, teenage brothers Michael (Jason Patric) and Sam (Corey…
Category: Festivals, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct23

Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Orionids is an average shower, producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Monday, October 24, 2016

Oct24

Exhibition - My Father's Son: Photographs by Irwin Silver and Mitchell Silver

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
For this unique show, a collection of photographs by Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP and his late father Irwin Silver are displayed side by side.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct24

Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct24

Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park

at Carl Schurz Main Lawn (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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