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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 October 13, 2019 to September 10, 2022

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Oct17

Greenbelt Tree Tots for Three- and Four-Year-Olds

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Oct17

Special Express Arts: Mixed Media Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special needs adults engage in the arts for self-expression through the use of multiple mediums. Participants are allowed to work at their own pace while assisted as needed.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct17

Seasonal Farmstand

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy farm-fresh produce grown right here at Queens Farm from spring through fall.
Category: Markets, Food

Oct17

Exhibition – Death, Mourning, and the Hereafter in Mid-19th Century New York

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poignant scenes throughout the house explore 19th-century customs surrounding death, a time, unlike today, when death and mourning were pervasive and integral parts of life.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween, Talks

Oct17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for a public tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Oct17

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and so much more!
Category: Accessible, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Oct17

Adults Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults will create works that stretch the imagination, using multiple mediums to achieve imaginative effects.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

Oct17

Central Park Tour: The Belvedere: Beautiful View

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sweeping vistas of the Great Lawn from the newly restored Belvedere Castle while learning about its history and preservation.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct17

The River Project Wetlab Look-ins

at Pier 40 Wetlab This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Tour the Pier 40 Wetlab, a dynamic exhibit of native Hudson River animals that changes based on current populations living in HRPK’s Estuarine Sanctuary.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Oct17

S.T.E.M. Thursdays

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will create projects that are inspired by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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