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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

It's My Park Day at Union Square Park

at Union Square Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Union Square Partnership to help clean, rake, and weed the established garden beds at Union Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Fitness, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

It's My Park day at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us and the Greenbelt Conservancy in planting native trees and shrubs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

Native Plants, Wildflowers and Restoration in the Ramble

at 79th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
See how ecological restoration is done in one of the busiest parks in the world. Enjoy woodlands, wetlands and the New York City skyline on this walk.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week, Talks
Free!

May17

Spring Flora and Invasive Species Removal at Alley Pond Park

at 223rd Street and 67th Avenue, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The park has a number of spring ephemerals and some interesting bryophytes. During this trip we will remove several invasive species as we hike.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Wildflower Week
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Marcus Garvey Alliance who will be planting and mulching with plants donated by The Harlem Parks Support Foundation and tools and gloves donated by Partnership for Parks.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

Spring Kids Fest 2014

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Imagine the park transformed into a kiddie wonderland– that’s Spring Kids Fest. It’s a wonderful time of year and we invite you and your families to Madison Square Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Central Park Tour: Hiking Central Park

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A follow-up to our sold-out Central Park Hike last summer, guides will take guests from Belvedere Castle at Vista Rock, through the Ramble and other landscapes to the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Learn about urban horticulture, woodlands, and conservation on this hike co-led by Conservancy staff and the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours

May17

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Charlton Plaza

at Charlton Plaza, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Charlton Street Block Association and local residents will be working in this lovely, little viewing garden they maintain.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at First Park

at 1st Street between First and Second Avenue (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join volunteers from First Street Block Association and neighborhood residents who will be busy cleaning, weeding and planting to help keep this park looking good.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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