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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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Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla & 5K Canoe Challenge

at Starlight Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come cheer on the racers and enjoy an afternoon of free music, canoe trips, learn-to-ride bicycle clinics and more.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Hands-on History: Reading with Rufus

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Rufus King loved to read and owned over 3,500 books! Take a tour of the museum and create your own book using paper marbleizing.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, 12 to 4 p.m. Tours start at quarter past the hour
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May17

CANCELLED: It's My Park Day at Linden Park (JHS 166)

at Stanley Avenue and Van Siclen (in Linden Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Linden Park! Brite Leadership Coalition and volunteers will perform a general clean up, host a green initiative, and celebrate civic engagement.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Christopher Park

at Christopher Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Help Christopher Park Partnership volunteers as they paint benches, plant, and give the park a spring clean.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day Peretz Square

at Peretz Square, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Friends of Peretz Square for their spring clean-up day. They will plant flowers for all those walking along Houston Street to enjoy!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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