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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 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Oct11

Tai Chi Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Take a Tai chi class at Washington Square Park! All ages and abilities are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Oct11

Summer Sports Experience at Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience continues into the early fall! Free, Drop in Sports programming at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park Tues-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm for youths aged 7-14…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Oct11

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!

Best For
Kids
Oct11

Stargazing at the High Line

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Oct12

Greenmarket at Bartel-Pritchard Square

at Bartel-Pritchard Square, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The offerings range from a selection of vegetables, fruits, baked goods, plants, and flowers to fresh-caught fish and organic baked goods.
Category: Food
Free!

Oct12

Summer Sports Experience at Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience continues into the early fall! Free, Drop in Sports programming at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park Tues-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm for youths aged 7-14…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Oct13

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

7:30 a.m.8:30 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.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct13

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.

Category: Fitness
Free!

Oct13

Shape Up NYC: Stretching and Toning

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join a free exercise class that focuses on total body fitness through dance movements.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

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