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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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Friday, May 31, 2013

May31

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May31

Walk NYC: Schmul Park

at P.S. 26 (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Walk NYC is a free program that encourages New Yorkers of all ages to get fit while enjoying the outdoors.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May31

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.
Category: Games
Free!

May31

Bryant Park Piano

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Clap your hands, stamp your feet, and say yeah to weekday performances of ragtime, jazz, boogie-woogie, and stride piano in Bryant Park. Produced in partnership with the Local…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

May31

Nature's Helpers

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Spend time outside enjoying nature while helping to keep the Park clean.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

May31

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Nature On The Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Book Club: The Tale of Despereaux

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

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The story of a mouse, a princess, some soup and a spool of thread.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Big Apple Circus

at The Big Top (in Cunningham Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Welcome to the Big Apple Circus LEGENDARIUM, where you will experience the nostalgic thrills of bygone Big Tops and get a first–hand view of Beauties, Daredevils, and Clowns from another era!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids

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