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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, October 9, 2016

Oct 9

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!

Oct 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Zombieland

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free film!
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Creature from the Black Lagoon

at Lawn behind the soccer field (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
In this 1954 classic, a strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the creature, but risks their lives in the process.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 9

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Star Wars The Force Awakens

at Elmhurst Park, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Monday, October 10, 2016

Oct10

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!

Oct10

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!

Oct10

Seniors Fitness in Inwood Hill Park

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.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, Seniors
Free!

Oct10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Franklin: Printer/Writer, Scientist/Inventor, Politician/Statesman

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In this gallery exhibition, meet Franklin, the man, and his ideas and achievements.
Category: Art, History
Free!

Oct10

Discovery Walks for Families: PARK-itecture

at East 72nd Street Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Help us to decode the sculpted secrets of Bethesda Terrace, and discover how nature inspires Central Park’s art and design.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids

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