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 October 4, 2022 to October 30, 2022

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Oct 8

Summer on the Hudson: Little Red Lighthouse Festival

at Little Red Lighthouse (in Fort Washington Park)Manhattan 
This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Manhattan’s only remaining lighthouse with readings of the eponymous children’s book, fishing clinics, live music, food and art vendors, and more!
Category: Concerts, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Urban Park Rangers, Waterfront
Free!

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Sunday, October 9, 2022

Oct 9

Skyhunters in Flight

at Shade Border Lawn (in Wave Hill)Bronx

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Welcome back master falconer Brian Bradley and his beautiful and beloved raptors, here for a live bird presentation! Watch trained birds of prey sharpen their hunting skills during an exciting outdoor flight demonstration.
Category: Birding, Tours, Talks, Wildlife

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Monday, October 10, 2022

Oct10

Rockaway Fall Festival

at Bay 32nd Street and Beach Channel Drive (in Bayswater Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
There will be a host of activities including an exciting mechanical ride, sport games, a bounce house, a haunted maze, a pumpkin patch, arts and crafts, giveaways, light refreshments, music, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Fitness, Best for Kids, Urban Park Rangers, Outdoor Fitness, Fall Festivals
Free!

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Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Oct12

Lemon Creek High Marsh Seed Collection

at Lemon Creek Park Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park)Staten Island 
This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wade into the marsh and collect Saltmeadow Cordgrass (spartina patens) seed heads to use in future plant production!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Saturday, October 15, 2022

Oct15

City of Forest Day: Seton Falls Park Forest Restoration

at Crawford Avenue and Palmer Avenue (in Seton Falls Park)Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team and Natural Areas Conservancy to protect the forested areas in Seton Falls Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, City of Forest Day
Free!

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Oct15

City of Forest Day: East New York Street Tree Care

at Miller & Dumont Avenues (in Martin Luther King Jr. Playground)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come work with NYC Parks Stewardship to care for local street trees! Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, City of Forest Day
Free!

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Oct15

City of Forest Day: Riverdale Forest Restoration with Super Stewards

at Riverdale Park parking lotBronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Activities will include an educational nature walk, followed by trail clean up and maintenance, and restoration work to contribute to ecosystem health.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, City of Forest Day
Free!

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Oct15

City of Forest Day: Conference House Park Plug and Shrub Planting

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island 
This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant plugs and shrubs in the forest of Conference House Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, City of Forest Day
Free!

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Event
Oct15

City of Forest Day: Alley Pond Forest Restoration and Super Stewards Orientation

at Adventure Course Parking Lot (in Alley Pond Park)Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and your friendly neighborhood Super Stewards to help protect and restore the forest ecosystem in Alley Pond Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, City of Forest Day
Free!

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Oct15

Hike-toberfest

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

1:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Hike in the park followed by a classic Oktoberfest celebration, complete with local beer, German food, live music, lawn games, and more.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Food, Outdoor Fitness, Fall Festivals, Hiking

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