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21 in ’21

March 9 @ 8:00 am - October 1 @ 8:00 pm EST

Hike or Run 21 miles in VCP anytime during 2021, post on social media from the park, and wear your Finisher’s Patch with pride. Register by October 1st to participate.

Honor and Praise

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

Celebrating the Influence of the African Diaspora on Global Culture. Join us for an evening of music and discussion on the intersection of music, culture, and Black identity.

Trail Work Wednesdays

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until August 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 17, 2021

VCPA and volunteers will be working on maintenance of the XC trail and other nature trails in the northern end of the park.

Youth Run Farmstand

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 27, 2021

Get locally grown produce at affordable prices at our weekly Youth Run Farm Stand.  Located in the Train Park at Orloff Ave. and Gale Place.

Birdwalks with Audubon NYC

October 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until November 27, 2021

Explore Van Cortlandt Park's ecologically diverse grounds and celebrate a long tradition of birding in the park. RSVP Required.

Forest Fridays

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Friday, repeating until October 27, 2021

During the month of October we will focus on removal of non-indigenous plant species within our Tibbetts wetlands worksite, adjacent to Hester & Piero's Mill Pond.

Fall Mushroom Walk

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm EDT

Join us on a fall mushroom walk into Van Cortlandt Park's lovely and extensive woodlands where we'll encounter all types of fascinating fall fungi.

Drawing Onsite in the Park with Shelley Haven

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 30, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Join artist Shelley Haven to experience nature anew. Create an artwork with her guidance and encouragement during the session.

Woodlawn Beautification Day

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

Beautify the area around Woodlawn Playground by removing non-native invasive plants, planting native species and general clean-up.

Dancing on the Lawn

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT

Free Bomba dance instruction and live interactive music and dance performance by Juan Usera and the Sambuco Tribe. 

Northeast Forest Tree Planting Event

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

In conjunction with Maya Lin’s Ghost Forest in Madison Square Park, join the Natural Areas Conservancy, VCPA, and Madison Square Park Conservancy for a tree planting event.

Hike-toberfest 2021

October 23 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

See why Van Cortlandt Park is where NYC hikes when you join Van Cortlandt Park Alliance for Hike-toberfest!

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