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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 August 24, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sep 2

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Sep 2

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.
Make beautiful, fun things out of paper to give as a gift or keep for yourself
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Crochet Basics and Accessories - Adults

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of crochet: how to select your materials, gauge, yardage, tension, chain, single crochet, double crochet, and treble and slip stitch.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Sep 2

Omar’s Summer Send-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Circus Amok

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using a blend of traditional circus skills, post-modern dance, and improvisational techniques, Circus Amok provides free public art addressing issues of social justice.
Category: Dance, Nature, Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep 2

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare: The Tempest

at Bryant Park, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of The Tempest. Produced by the Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Sep 2

Movies Under the Stars: Beauty and the Beast (2017)

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
In this modern retelling of a Disney classic, a bright, beautiful, and independent young woman named Belle is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Sep 3

The Fence

at Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.1:00 a.m.
This year's photo installation will explore the themes of Home, Streets, People, Creatures, Nature, Play, and Food.
Category: Art
Free!

Sep 3

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Sep 3

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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