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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 41–50 out of 997 events
from October 21, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Oct21

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct21

Adults Create Your Own Holiday Wrapping Paper

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults will make their own, creative gift wrapping paper for the coming holidays. Participants wlll take inspiration from fall and winter seasons, as well as the holidays for each month.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Oct21

Kids Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids have fun creating art out of paper.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Thanksgiving, Winter Holidays
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Create Your Decorated Holiday Gift Wrapping For the Holidays

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Adults of all ages will create their own artistically-decorated gift wrapping paper, for the fall and holiday seasons, using paints and other mediums.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Winter Holidays
Free!

Oct21

Music in the Garden: Ustad Shafaat Khan

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Sitar and tabla Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan is a world-renowned Indian classical musician who has performed with Stevie Wonder and has released three CDs produced by Dr. Deepak Chopra.
Category: Concerts

Oct21

The Night Sky

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Oct21

Movies Under the Stars: The Haunted Mansion (2003)

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
A real-estate agent mistakenly has his family stay in a haunted house.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - Frankenweenie

at Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Young Victor Frankenstein uses an experiment to resurrect his dog, but Victor's fellow students steal his secret to use it to resurrect other dead animals.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Halloween, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Movies Under the Stars: Shocktober Fest - The Addams Family

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a free drive-in movie! Pack-up the kids in the car and join us in the parking lot at the NY Aquarium as we screen this freaky family favorite.
Category: Film, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct21

Movies Under the Stars: Hotel Transylvania 2

at Bronx Park Amphitheatre (in Bronx Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Now that Dracula (Adam Sandler) has opened the Hotel Transylvania's doors to humans, things are changing for the better; however, Drac is secretly worried that his half-human grandson...
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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