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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 August 20, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sep30

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
Free!

Sep30

Kids Shapes and Colors Hike

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in 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: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Sep30

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

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
Free!

Sep30

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructor Camaleao from Capoeira Nago Queens, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, History, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep30

Fall Foliage Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Be sure to bring your camera and prepare for the kaleidoscope of colors.
Category: Education, Nature, Fall Foliage
Free!

Sep30

Bonkerz the Clown at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic. Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep30

Call & Response Artist Talk: Jeff Slomba

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Call & Response artist Jeff Slomba will demonstrate and speak about the production and use of charcoal as a drawing tool in his art.
Category: Art, Talks

Sep30

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

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