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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 20, 2017 to December 15, 2018

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sep20

The Bronx Meets East Africa

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bronx Meets East Africa is an exhibition showcasing East African artists and their emerging relationships to the Bronx community.
Category: Accessible, Art, History
Free!

Sep20

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!

Sep20

Morningside Lights: The Secret Gardens

at Miller Theater at Columbia University, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Participants are invited to create lanterns inspired by Harlem's horticultural gems and the resourceful visionaries that tend them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Sep20

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will learn to make cute crafts out of recycled materials to give as gifts or keep for yourself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
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Sep20

Farm Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in at the Queens Botanical Garden Farm to see what’s growing!Our organically managed farm produces a diversity of herbs, fruits, vegetables, and other beneficial plants.
Category: Nature
Free!

Sep20

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify the park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Sep20

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Randall's Island Park Alliance's Horticulture Department for a stroll through the meadow.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Sep20

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, a cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivating international music with unique moves.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep20

Design Tour: Elevated Design

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Get an insider's look at the unique design elements of the High Line and the notable architecture in the neighborhood.
Category: Tours
Free!

Sep20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join artist Amy DiGi for a rooftop watercolor painting and monotypes printmaking workshop, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League program!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

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