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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 30, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Oct20

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Engaging, exciting, and inspiring special needs adults through the arts, for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct20

Seniors Fitness in Kaiser Park

at Kaiser Park Tennis Courts (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct20

Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You'll learn yoga techniques to initiate relaxation and influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct20

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct20

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Oct20

Instructional Flag Football

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

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The NYC Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall from September through November. The league welcomes both boys and girls to take part in drills, strategy, and…
Free!

Oct20

Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant Information Session - Manhattan

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Art in the Parks: UNIQLO Park Expressions Grant will support the creation of artworks by New York City-based emerging artists for 10 designated properties.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct20

The Altered Landscape: A Talk by Paul Moakley

at Staten Island Arts, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join Freshkills Park for a talk by Paul Moakley on the history of the human-altered landscape through photography from 1960 to present.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Friday, October 21, 2016

Oct21

Bird Education Program

at National Audubon Headquarters, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For the Birds! is an elementary education program that teaches environmental awareness and appreciation of nature through the study of birds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct21

Seniors Fitness in Greenbelt Park

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seniors Fitness offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in parks across New York City. Just like City Parks Foundation’s free sports, arts, and…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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