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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 21–30 out of 1,107 events
from October 19, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Oct19

Wheelchair Basketball

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible

Oct19

Prospect Playground Public Input Meeting

at PS 211, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Attend our Public Input Meeting to share your ideas and shape the future design of Prospect Playground Park.
Category: Talks
Free!

Oct19

Movies Under the Stars: Casper (1995)

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The friendly ghost, Casper, attempts to befriend the 12-year-old daughter of a paranormal expert, but his nasty ghost uncles wreak havoc.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct19

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters Inc

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Monsters Incorporated is the largest scare factory in the monster world, and James P. Sullivan is one of its top scarers. Sullivan is a huge...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct19

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.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!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Oct20

My Grown Up & Me

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Tots explore their creative side and examine their surroundings in this free play time class. With the assistance of their grown up, children build their own Imagination Playground,…
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct20

Exhibition - Over Here: A Centennial Commemoration of World War I Memorials in NYC Parks

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
A century after US entry into World War I, the exhibit Over Here features 39 of the 102 World War Memorials in New York City’s Parks.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Oct20

Poe is the Raven Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Based on both fact and fiction, "Poe is the Raven" gives new light and insight on the secret life of Edgar Allan Poe while residing in the Bronx.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

Oct20

It's My Park at Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park

at Rochester Avenue and President Street (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Brooklyn Apple Garden Group to plant daffodil bulbs and beautify at Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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