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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 25, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Oct 8

Fort Tryon Kids Art: Sketching and Painting Fall Foliage

at Billings Lawn south (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 p.m.
Peek into the science of trees and learn about the different parts of a leaf through sketching, leaf rubbing, and painting with water colors.
Category: Art, Best for Kids, Fall Foliage
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

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 8

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Central Park Conservancy staff takes you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Oct 8

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Oct 8

Mott Haven Gardens and History Walking Tour

at Padre Plaza, Success Garden (in ), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come discover hundreds of years of local history as we walk one mile of the historic Mott Haven community.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Oct 8

Bike New York: Learn to Ride - Kids

at 10th Street and Avenue A (in Tompkins Square Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn to Ride - Kids is a free group class for children who are ready to ditch their training wheels and ride a two-wheeler for the first time.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

It's My Park at St. Mary's Park

at 146th Street and St. Ann's Avenue (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean and beautify the park, and stick around for exciting family programming and events.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct 8

Capoeira for Beginners

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from Capoeira Nago Queen, this six-part series will introduce participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of capoeira.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

Oct 8

Screenwriting Process

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This writing series will workshop the following topics: Discovering Visual Elements; Creating Characters; Plots and Outlines; Proper Screening Format, and more!
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Oct 8

Raptor Fest

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Experience the thrill of viewing New York's premier predators live and up close. Join NYC Parks at the annual Raptor Fest hosted by the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Festivals
Free!

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