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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 October 6, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, May 10, 2013

May10

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!

May10

Free Week at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center: Bingo

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
Bring your friends to Bingo as part of Free Week at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

May10

National Public Gardens Day and Garden Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Public Gardens tour with a tour of Queens Botanical Garden's verdant landscapes, led by Fred Gerber, Director Emeritus of Education at QBG.
Category: Nature, Tours, Mother's Day

May10

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
May10

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

Saturday, May 11, 2013

May11

Bird-a-Thon

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

6:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in any time this day to have fun birding or learning to bird and help out the park at the same time.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours

Must See
Event
May11

Sunrise Listening Tour

at Main Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Join us on our one part walking meditation, one part sensory re-education experience as we listen to the "dawn chorus" of migratory birds.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week
Free!

May11

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!

May11

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!

May11

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

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