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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 1,458 events
from September 29, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep29

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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Sep29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep29

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Sep29

Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You'll learn yoga techniques to initiate relaxation and influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep29

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep29

Birding Lunch Hour Walk

at Waverly Place and MacDougal Street (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come learn what's flying through Washington Square Park as fall migration starts to begin. Bring your own pair of binoculars, or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Sep29

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Sep29

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
Sep29

Instructional Flag Football

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The NYC Flag Football League takes place across the city every fall from September through November. The league welcomes both boys and girls to take part in drills, strategy, and…
Free!

Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We unroll a giant chess board which you will stand on in the position of your chosen chess piece, and play the game with a group as a team.
Category: Accessible, Education, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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