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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 Harvest Fair at Harlem Grown

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Activities include potato sack racing, chicken coop mural painting, fall harvest scavenger hunt, fresh veggie cooking demonstration, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 1

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fall Festivals

Oct 1

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Students split into groups according to their level of expertise, exploring movements at their own pace, whether as beginners or as more advanced students of Tai Chi.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

Oct 1

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: Best for Kids
Free!

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Oct 1

Isca Greenfield-Sanders: Playground Parachutes Public Art Exhibit Opening

at Vesuvio Playground, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This event celebrates the opening of "Playground Parachutes," a new public art installation by artist Isca Greenfield-Sanders.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct 1

Sherman Creek Stewards: Orientation Session

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Interested in joining one of our weekly volunteer opportunities? Come to an orientation session to learn how to get involved with NYRP’s Northern Manhattan parks. Come prepared to work!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Oct 1

Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Kids Shapes and Colors Hike

at Silver Lake Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Compare leaves of all shapes and colors on a guided fall foliage hike through Silver Lake Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct 1

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun day of free workouts in the cardio and weight rooms, a family swim in the pool, a meet-and-greet with the managers, and a family scavenger hunt in the park.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors
Free!

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