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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 26, 2017 to December 15, 2018

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Sep28

Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids will create pieces combining 2D and 3D for creative effect. Use your cell phone camera to capture your 3D effect
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

The Uni Project Reading Room at Washington Square Park

at Northwest Corner Seating Area (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Stop by the open-air reading room for a day of fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Summer on the Hudson: Human Chess

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

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Become your favorite game piece and navigate the chess board as a team sport.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep28

Rowing Tryouts in Brooklyn

at South Shore High School, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come try out for our team, learn to row, and get a serious leg up on the college track. No experience is re­quired.
Category: Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

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Sep28

Bryant Park Fall Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bryant Park is a hotspot for avian visitors and birders alike. Past sightings include warblers, tanagers, vireos, thrushes, and even a Chuck-will's-widow!
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Sep28

Eat Your Greens: Delectable Vegetarian Recipes for Your Garden Veggies

at Riverside Valley Community Garden (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
An assortment of colorful fruits, veggies, and herbs from the garden will be the backdrop to this hands-on workshop celebrating the healing qualities of our gardens harvests.
Category: Education, Food
Free!

Sep28

NYC Parks Wheelchair Softball

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come out and learn the game—all you have to do is show up! Just bring your sports chair, or we can provide one for you if you're looking to play!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Sep28

Open Track Night

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This weekly event is an opportunity for adult runners and walkers of all abilities to utilize world-class Icahn Stadium!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Sep28

Wheelchair Basketball

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible

Sep28

Lecture: World War I New York with Kevin Fitzpatrick

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
On the centennial of World War I, explore the locations in New York that have ties to The Great War.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

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