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, September 28, 2019

Sep28

September Tour

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join a Washington Square Park docent for a free tour and learn about the expansive and colorful history of this space.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Sep28

Roots Saturdays

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Socrates Sculpture Park for drop-in workshops, food demos, and activities for kids and families.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Dogs, Food, Waterfront, Seniors, Workshops
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

TimeSeed Closing Ceremony

at Thomas Greene PlaygroundBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Timeseed will feature an exhibit of seeds from all over the world, art builds for the Climate Strike, artmaking activities, and neighborhood storytelling.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Maria Hernandez Dog Run

at Maria Hernandez Dog Park (in Maria Hernandez Park)Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Maria Hernandez Dog Run P.A.C.K. (Pet owner Alliance for Community K-9s) to care for the dog run at Maria Hernandez Park.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep28

Opening Celebration | Chloe Bass: Wayfinding

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park)Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This monumental commission features twenty-four site-specific sculptures that gesture toward the structural and visual vernacular of public wayfinding signage.
Category: Adaptive Programs, Art
Free!

Sep28

Nature's Workshop: Musical Instruments

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Fort Greene Park to discover which trees and natural materials are used to build modern-day and tribal musical instruments.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Ecology Park Tour

at Ecology Park

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Enjoy a guided tour of the 15 different plant communities found all across New York City, in one location. Tours will last approximately 30 minutes.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep28

Breukelen Country Fair 2019

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park)Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family for a day-long extravaganza of local growing, hands-on homesteading, and creativity that turns the traditional harvest festival on its ear!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Food, Fall Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep28

Fall Family Volunteer Day at The Battery Urban Farm

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Farm educators will lead participants in the tasks needed to keep our farm thriving for the fall – this could include everything from planting to weeding or harvesting and spreading mulch.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep28

Art on the Farm

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for unique family art projects inspired by the farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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