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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 121–130 out of 1,435 events
from September 29, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Oct 2

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!

Oct 2

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!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

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!

Oct 2

Nantucket Lightship Public Tours

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Known as the “Guardian Angel of the North Atlantic”, the Nantucket Lightship (WLV612) was the last lightship in service to the United States Coast Guard.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Oct 2

Hike and Draw

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Focusing in on nature and transferring it to paper can be a calming and meditative process.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

Oct 2

Common Threads Workshop

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Kat Granados will be leading a crocheting circle in the Parlor Room. She will discuss some techniques that would’ve been implemented in this room in the 1800s.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Oct 2

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Casper

at Monsignor McGolrick Park (in Msgr. McGolrick Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
In this live-action feature of the animated classic, Casper (Malachi Pearson), a kind young ghost, falls in love with Kat (Christina Ricci), the teen daughter of a paranormal expert.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 2

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Fog (2005)

at Bushwick Inlet Park Lawn (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free spooky classic.
Category: Film, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Monday, October 3, 2016

Oct 3

Seniors Fitness in Carl Schurz Park

at Carl Schurz Main Lawn (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

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

Oct 3

Seniors Fitness in Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.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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