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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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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

May15

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May15

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May15

The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

May15

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents "Little Red's Hood"

at Jennifer's Playground, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Little Red’s Hood marionette puppet show is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May15

Met Pool Health Screening Day

at Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of great healthy living information and services like blood pressure and glucose readings.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

May15

Greenbelt Native Plant Center

at Greenbelt Native Plant Center, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Greenbelt Native Plant Center is the only municipal native plant nursery in the country.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week
Free!

May15

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

May15

Greenbelt Peepers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.
Category: Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May15

Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

May15

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

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