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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 1, 2016

Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober - Ghost

at John Paul Jones Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
In this 1990 romantic supernatural classic, Patrick Swayze stars as a ghost who wants to avenge his murder.
Category: Accessible, Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - ParaNorman

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

6:45 p.m.8:45 p.m.
In this delightful animated feature, Norman has the ability to speak with the dead—and he often prefers their company to that of the living.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Movies Under the Stars: The Jungle Book

at 47th Street Entrance and 20th Avenue (in Paul Raimonda Playground), Queens

7:00 p.m.9:00 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, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Urban Starfest

at Sheep Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers and the Amateur Astronomers Association invite you to enjoy the wonders of the universe at this annual event.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct 1

Adult Learn to Play Soccer

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Adults ages 18 and older are invited to learn, play, and compete in soccer. Have fun while learning and practicing this exciting game.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

Oct 2

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

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!

Oct 2

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

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!

Oct 2

Family Art Project: Be a Bee

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Bronx River Ramble: Jane Jacobs

at West Farms #2 Train Station, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come learn about Jane Jacobs and how her influence spread beyond Manhattan, and inspired environmental restoration and neighborhood revitalization efforts in the Bronx.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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