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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

Fall Foliage Walk: Great Trees of Kissena Park

at Rose Avenue and Oak Avenue (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With nearly 30,000 acres of public parkland, New York City is the perfect place for fall leaf-peeping. Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

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Oct 1

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 1

FLOW.16 Art Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Oct 1

Hike-toberfest 2016: Where NYC Hikes

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Hike, eat, drink, and celebrate with friends during our new, fun fundraiser for the hiking trails of Van Cortlandt Park. Come see why Van Cortlandt Park is "Where NYC Hikes".
Category: Food, Hiking

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Oct 1

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park!

at 544 West 35th Street (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join the insanely fun Mark Fisher Fitness Team at Hudson Park for a one-hour fitness party!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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!

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