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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 1–10 out of 1,407 events
from October 1, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Oct 1

Summer Sports Experience-Asser Levy Recreation Center

at Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience continues into the fall at Asser Levy Recreation Center and Park. Free, Drop in sports programming for youths aged 7-17. Saturdays will be dedicated…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 1

Friend's of Straus Park's Art in the Park

at Straus Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Straus Park's Art in the Park event to participate in celebrating art, including painting, photography, jewelry, and clothes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Oct 1

Scarecrows: From Heartland to Horror

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sculptor and artist Ray Villafane returns to New York Botanical Garden to create an original installation that explores the evolution of the scarecrow in the United States.
Category: Art, Halloween

Oct 1

Pumpkins: Playful and Plentiful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore more than 30 friendly scarecrows set among rare and unusual pumpkins and gourds in the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fall Festivals

Oct 1

Crochet Meet Group

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 p.m.
This is a friendly group of parents interested in learning crochet to teach their children
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

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

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 1

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at Mullaly Bike Park/Skate Park (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Mullaly Bikepark to help repaint the ramps at Mullaly Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Oct 1

Hike-toberfest 2016: Where NYC Hikes

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Hike, eat, drink, and celebrate with friends during our new, fun fundraiser for the hiking trails of Van Cortlandt Park. Come see why Van Cortlandt Park is "Where NYC Hikes".
Category: Food, Hiking

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Event
Oct 1

Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park!

at 544 West 35th Street (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join the insanely fun Mark Fisher Fitness Team at Hudson Park for a one-hour fitness party!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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