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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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Sunday, November 6, 2016

Nov 6

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!

Nov 6

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!

Nov 6

Conference House Park Tree Planting

at Billop Avenue and Main Street (in Conference House Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced pollution, and lower energy costs.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 6

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn some of the customs and culture of the Lenape and how they have made their impact in our everyday lives as New Yorkers.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Nov 6

Garden Centennial Exhibition

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is pleased to present an exhibition of outdoor sculpture celebrating one hundred years of its formal garden designed by Delano & Aldrich in 1916.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

Nov 6

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Nov 6

Ed Center Open Hours

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

1:00 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 much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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Nov 6

Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary Market

at Hattie Carthan Herban Farm, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hattie Carthan Herban Farm and Apothecary opens this Sunday and every Sunday through Thanksgiving of this year.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Nov 6

Astronomy

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Monday, November 7, 2016

Nov 7

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!

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