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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 24, 2013

May24

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!

May24

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
May24

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
May24

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
May24

Big Apple Circus Presents: Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past

at Parking Lot, Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Big Apple Circus presents "Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past", memorable one-ring show for the ages.
Category: Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 25, 2013

May25

Van Cortlandt Track Club Saturday Morning Group-Run

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Running in Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May25

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May25

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

May25

Celebrate National Bike Month at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to QBG during the month of May and receive 50% off admission.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Bike Month NYC

May25

Pelham Bay Park/Burr Ave Planting Trees

at Burr Avenue and East 196th Street, Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come out and volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Pelham Bay Park to help plant trees at Million Trees planting site. Volunteers will be trained in proper planting techniques.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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