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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 September 12, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, October 17, 2015

Oct17

It's My Park at James J Walker Park

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, Friends of J.J. Walker Playground will be organizing a playground event for families, with a clean-up, bulb planting, kids arts and crafts and music!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct17

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Caroll Street and City Island Avenue

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Oct17

NYC Parks Free Wheelchair Flag Football League

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The league welcomes all persons with disabilities who use wheelchairs to take part in instructional drills, strategy, and game play.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Oct17

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

'Passage' Opening Reception

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for the opening of Passage, Talia Greeneā€™s enchanting site-specific wallpaper installation.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct17

Urban Starfest in Central Park

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: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Astronomy
Free!

Must See
Event
Oct17

Movies Under the Stars: Annie (2014)

at Sternberg Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Movies Under the Stars: An American Tail

at Joseph P. Addabbo Memorial Park (in Tudor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for movies under the stars!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Oct18

Exhibit: Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair

at Tower Plaza (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to host Oh Sit! 14 Sculptors Consider the Chair will be on view through November 8, 2015 in Highbridge Park located in northern Manhattan.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct18

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life at Marine Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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