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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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from May 20, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Sep 9

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Sep 9


at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Let worms convert your food scraps into compost for your plants. Learn how to set-up, care for, harvest, and use vermicompost from a worm bin.
Category: Education, Nature

Sep 9

Workshop: Caring for Staten Island Parks

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Do you want to find new ways to improve your Staten Island neighborhood by caring for parks? Learn about resources that will help you reach your goals.
Category: Education, Volunteer

Sep 9

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront

Best For
Sep 9

Ikebana Demonstration

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Attend a live demonstration by Sogetsu instructors, as part of our celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Sep 9

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Sep 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance for a bird-watching walk and learn about Prospect Park's magnificent array of birds and how to identify them!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

Sep 9

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay Sculpture with The Noguchi Museum

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Find natural materials at Socrates and embrace the earth while creating a entirely organic sculpture.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Sep 9

Williamsbridge Oval Park 80th Birthday

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance

Must See
Sep 9

The Bronx Meets East Africa Panel Discussion

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our panel discussion with an artist from The Bronx Meets East Africa exhibition, about Ugandan immigrant life in the Bronx.
Category: Talks

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