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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 September 28, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 1

Kids Shapes and Colors Hike

at Silver Lake Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Compare leaves of all shapes and colors on a guided fall foliage hike through Silver Lake Park.
Category: Nature, Fall Foliage, Hiking
Free!

Oct 1

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health Series: Leaf Pen and Brown Storage

at West 111th Street People's Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Avoid throwing away the fallen leaves into the trash by learning how to turn them into a nutrien-rich soil amendment.
Category: Education
Free!

Oct 1

St. Mary's Recreation Center Open House

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun day of free workouts in the cardio and weight rooms, a family swim in the pool, a meet-and-greet with the managers, and a family scavenger hunt in the park.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors
Free!

Oct 1

Harlem Grown Volunteer Day at 131st Street Farm

at Harlem Grown 131st Street Farm Garden

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer activities include farm maintenance tasks, such as watering, weeding, planting, or cleaning. Volunteers of all ages are welcome!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Oct 1

Candle-Making Drop-in Workshop

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try your hand at creating an assortment of beeswax candles to take home and enjoy.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature

Oct 1

Bees and Beekeeping Information Station

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Chat with beekeepers, try on beekeeping gear, peek inside a hive, and learn fascinating facts about honeybees.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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Oct 1

Third Annual Fall Festival

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

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season! This festival for all will feature cider pressing, puppet making, face painting, live jazz, and a tasting with Dyckman Beer.
Category: Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Games, History, Food, Seniors, Fall Festivals
Free!

Oct 1

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 1

Honey Extraction Demonstration

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Drop in and see the sticky process of extracting honey from the comb with our resident bee experts.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

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