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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, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

How to Minimize the Stray/Feral Cat Populations

at South Jamaica Library, Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and colony care in this hands-on workshop.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 8

Screenwriting Process

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This writing series will workshop the following topics: Discovering Visual Elements; Creating Characters; Plots and Outlines; Proper Screening Format, and more!
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct 8

Fall Festival

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Richards for a day of fun activities including crafts, inflatables, face painting, games, hay rides, a pumpkin patch, a visit from the…
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween, Fall Festivals
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Fall Into Fall Harvest Festival

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate autumn in the park at the mansion!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close. Join NYC Parks at the annual Raptor Fest hosted by the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 8

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: UpBeat NYC

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join BronxWorks' Second Saturdays and NYC Parks for a special jazz concert by the UpBeat NYC orchestra.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Compost Workday

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on the second Saturday of the month to get an inside look at this process and learn some of the basics of composting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 8

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

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