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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 26, 2016 to August 30, 2017

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Oct29

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Meet the Artist: Denise Treizman

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Denise Treizman’s playful sculptural installation emphasizes the throwaway culture prevalent today, juxtaposing vestiges of urban culture with the natural environment surrounding the gallery.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Oct29

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

FLOW.16 Art Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Oct29

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Oct29

Dead Botanists Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tour the gardens with Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day to hear stories about some of the courageous people celebrated in plant nomenclature and see their coveted finds.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Oct29

Fitness Party with Mark Fisher Fitness in Hudson Park!

at 544 West 35th Street (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join the insanely fun Mark Fisher Fitness Team at Hudson Park for a one-hour fitness party!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct29

Gravestones and Goth: Cemetery Walk and Classic Horror Literature Readings

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Fact or fiction? Take a guided, candle-lit stroll to the Pell grave site and learn the true story of Goodwife Pell’s involvement in a 1650s witchcraft trial.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween

Oct29

Movies Under the Stars: Monster House

at Athens Square, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
Oct29

Haunted Lantern Tours

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Leave your fears at home as the Urban Park Rangers lead your family through the haunted Fort Totten Water Battery.
Category: History, Tours, Halloween
Free!

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