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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 18, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

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
May16

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Christopher Park

at Christopher Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
At this Its My Park season project, join the Christopher Park Alliance volunteers as they paint benches and the railings and generally give the park a spring clean!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Track and Field Workshop for People with Disabilities

at Linden Park, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Try a push rim chair or hand cycle! Learn how to play boccia or learn how to throw the shot put and discus.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports
Free!

May16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May16

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Frieze New York

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
See and buy art by over 1,000 of the world’s leading artists.
Category: Art

May16

Powell Street Garden: Free Book Fair

at Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please come to the garden for a free book fair while supplies last.
Category: Festivals
Free!

May16

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come join us every Saturday morning at the Conference House Visitor Center for nature-inspired arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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