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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 23, 2017 to September 15, 2018

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Sep10

Nature Scavenger Hunt

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In 1908, the landowners deeded the property to New York City for one dollar, insisting only that it always be used as a park. Join the Rangers as they introduce you to this hidden gem.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Sep10

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
There will be carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Bonkerz The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic. Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

Sep10

Fall Exhibition Opening: Call & Response

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The entire Glyndor Gallery will be given over to new site-responsive projects honoring the tenth anniversary of Wave Hill’s Sunroom Project Space.
Category: Art

Sep10

Talking to the Bones: Poems on African American Burial Ground

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Poet David Mills will lead a poetry reading and workshop in commemoration of Lewis H. Latimer's birthday.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Sep10

Bonkerz The Clown at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
He’ll make jokes, clown around, and do some magic. Always looking for volunteers to help him with tricks, Bonkerz is sure to give all guests stomach aches from laughing so hard!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Sep10

Jazz in the Park with Alex Nguyen and Friends

at North Lawn (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come listen to jazz under the trees and watch the sun set behind the clouds.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Nature, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sep10

Movies Under the Stars: The Secret Life of Pets

at Col David Marcus Playground (in Colonel David Marcus Playground), Brooklyn

7:15 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for free, family-friendly movies in our city's parks!
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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