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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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Thursday, May 16, 2013

May16

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

May16

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
May16

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
May16

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
May16

Manhattan's Old Growth Forest

at Park entrance at 218th Street & Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Tour the forests of Inwood Hill Park which contain mature red oak, some of the largest tulip trees in the city and spectacular landscapes.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week
Free!

May16

Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May16

Birding Tours at Bryant Park

at 'wichcraft coffee kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Tours
Free!

May16

The 1960s - A Turning Point for Central Park: Harlem Meer Social Hour

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn about the innovative experiments of the 1960s in Central Park, including avant-garde art performances, popular concerts, and new approaches to playgrounds.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

May16

The Old Stone House and Musical Ecologies Present: Jason Cady

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Join us for a conversation and performance by Jason Cady, composer of experimental vocal and chamber music, hosted by composer Dan Joseph.
Category: Concerts, Talks

Friday, May 17, 2013

May17

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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