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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 October 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Oct22

Historical Tour (South)

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, the history of the island, and the park it became.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct22

Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park!

at 544 West 35th Street (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join the insanely fun Mark Fisher Fitness Team at Hudson Park for a one-hour fitness party!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct22

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Oct23

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct23

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct23

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct23

Family Art Project: Magical Wands and Fairy Houses

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a wand of ribbons to twirl through the autumn air and then be captivated by Rama Mandel’s enchanting fairy stories.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct23

Fort Tryon Park Beautification Day and Bulb Planting

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Activities will include some or all of the following: painting, planting preparations, planting, weeding, and more.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct23

Fall Photography Scavenger Hunt

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your own digital camera or smart phone to capture evidence of your scavenger clues. Work on your own or as a team, in this fun family friendly program. Registration begins on October 16.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct23

Historic New York: High Bridge

at 170th Street and University Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers on a tour of the historic High Bridge, the oldest standing bridge in New York City.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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