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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.

Viewing 51–60 out of 1,110 events
from October 18, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Friday, October 20, 2017

Oct20

Candlelight Ghost Tours of ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House’

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venture into the ghostly shadows of history by flickering candlelight; hear chilling tales of phantoms and otherworldly occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: Education, Art, History, Theater, Tours, Halloween

Must See
Event
Oct20

Monster Mash

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Halloween-inspired activities will be available for children and youth throughout the evening. Costumes are encouraged! Prizes will be awarded for various Halloween costume categories.
Category: Best for Kids, Halloween
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Life Is So Peculiar: American Popular Songs 1919-1956

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join us for a night of celebrating the great American songs of Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Jimmy van Housen, and many more!
Category: Concerts
Free!

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Run through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct21

Bird Walks

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on birding walks through Van Cortlandt Park to discover wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Oct21

It's My Park at W. 119th Street Trees

at 89 W. 119th Street, Manhattan

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with W 119th Street Block Association to plant bulbs and spread mulch in the tree pits.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

It's My Park at Sutton Place Park

at Entrance at East 54th Street and Sutton Place (in Sutton Parks), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Sutton Place Parks Conservancy to plant bulbs, clean up, enjoy the PuppetMobile, and do free yoga at Sutton Place Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct21

Socrates Farmers Market

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This market serves the Long Island City and Astoria communities with local fruits and vegetables from Nolasco Farm and Williams Fruit Farm.
Category: Markets, Food, Waterfront
Free!

Oct21

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. All of our…
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct21

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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