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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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Sunday, May 17, 2015

May17

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Category: Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore under logs and turn over rocks gently to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Cooper Park

at Cooper Park Dog Run (in Cooper Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Cooper Bark to clean out the Cooper Park dog run. Volunteers will help to rake the wood chips and spread new wood chips in the dog park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Ewen Park

at 231St and Riverdale Avenue (in Ewen Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
It's My Park, volunteer with the Friends of Ewen Park as they cleanup and amplify the beauty of this interesting park. It starts at 11AM rain or shine! Bring your love of…
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

Frieze New York

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
See and buy art by over 1,000 of the world’s leading artists.
Category: Art

May17

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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