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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 20, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May17

It's My Park at Hutchinson River Greenway

at Hutchinson River Greenway, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please note that registration for this event is closed.
Category: It's My Park
Free!

May17

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bicycling Basics

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
?Bicycle Basics is a free three hour bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward. Give back to the park that gives to you by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for a It's My Park Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Astoria Park

at Charybdis Playground (in Astoria Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Astoria Park Alliance for some family fun as we re-imagine Charybdis Playground.
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Spring Fungus Walk With Expert Mycologist Paul Sadowski

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Paul Sadowski at Payson Center to learn about the diverse array of mushrooms in NYC and then hike through Inwood's Forest to find fruiting species!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Golden Swan Park

at West 4th Street Courts, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join local residents in giving the garden next to West 4th Courts a spring clean and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Bird and Nature Walk at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for a stroll through the Garden as we look for springtime birds, flowers, and other treats courtesy of Mother Nature!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Talks

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