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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 23, 2015

May23

GreenThumb Workshop: Beneficial Insects

at Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Want to attract native bees, butterflies and other pollinators? Come and learn how to do so.
Category: Nature
Free!

May23

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

May23

Soft Sculpture Creation for Children with Autism

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Attendees will use a variety of media to create plush, colorful sculptures that will be theirs to keep.
Category: Accessible, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

UCC Youth Farm: Annual Plant Sale

at UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up seedlings like bitter melon, hot peppers, seasoning peppers, thick leaf calalloo, and collards to get your season started! Plus free seeds.
Free!

May23

ESL Advanced Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

May23

It's My Park Under the Urban Tree Canopy

at Frederick Douglass Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help plant, mulch, and support an ongoing Street Tree Stewardship service project.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

It's My Park at Col. Young Playground

at Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Frederick Douglass Academy as they conduct a spring cleanup around the athletic fields and playground at Colonel Charles Young.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May23

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

May23

Summer Sports Experience

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is now full. Please check out our other Summer Sports Experience sessions!
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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