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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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Thursday, October 5, 2017

Oct 5

Special Olympic Sports Training

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Participants will learn and play various sports including; volleyball, track, soccer, basketball/netball, and more!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Oct 5

Horticulture Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics and work hands-on with our plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 5

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct 5

Women With Wings Art Exhibit

at Maggie's Garden (NYRP), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit features a series of artworks inspired by the women of New York, including the historical and contemporary women who make Uptown Manhattan a diverse and vibrant community.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 5

The Uni Project Reading Room at Washington Square Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Stop by the open-air reading room for a day of fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Double Dutch

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Calling all jump rope enthusiasts to take your rope skills to the next level. Come join us for weekly double dutch instruction. This class is to open to children of all skill…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 5

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct 5

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join artist Amy DiGi for a rooftop watercolor painting and monotypes printmaking workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Oct 5

Wheelchair Basketball

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible

Oct 5

Open Track Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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