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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 11, 2013 (x) to May 11, 2013 (x)

Saturday, May 11, 2013



at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Drop in any time this day to have fun birding or learning to bird and help out the park at the same time.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours

Must See

Sunrise Listening Tour

at Main Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Join us on our one part walking meditation, one part sensory re-education experience as we listen to the "dawn chorus" of migratory birds.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week


Van Cortlandt Track Club Saturday Morning Group-Run

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Running in Van Cortlandt Park
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors


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


Mother's Day Plant Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Give Mom (or yourself) the gift of flowers this Mother's Day
Category: Nature, Markets, Mother's Day


Celebrate National Bike Month at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to QBG during the month of May and receive 50% off admission.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Bike Month NYC


Help Rejuvenate Fort Tryon Park with the New York Junior League

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the New York Junior League's Playground Improvement Project (PIP) as they set out to beautify and improve Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Volunteer


Bruce Selman Invitational

at Jamaica High School, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Public school athletes are invited to compete in the 100 and 200 Meters and the Shot Put in this annual, adaptive event.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Sports

Best For

It's My Park Day at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Sunset Park Garden Club for a general clean up of the park, weeding play surface areas, and planting of garden beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day

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