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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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from May 5, 2013 (x) to May 5, 2013 (x)

Sunday, May 5, 2013

May 5

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!

May 5

Celebrate Queens Farm!

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What does springtime mean to us? Find out at this celebration of all things Queens Farm!
Category: Nature, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May 5

Cricket Opener Event

at Parade Ground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the park that has the most cricket fields in all the United States!
Category: Sports
Free!

May 5

High Line Field Station

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

11:00 a.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!

May 5

Historic New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history.
Category: History
Free!

May 5

NYC Compost Project in Queens: Compost Tabling at Celebrate Queens Farm

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the NYC Compost Project in Queens at Celebrate Queens Farm! We'll provide advice about composting indoors and outdoors, and will have a LIVE worm bin.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 5

Family Scavenger Hunt

at River Run Playground (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

CANCELLED: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

May 5

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

May 5

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Come taste the delights of NYC's food trucks. The food trucks are back!
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

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