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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 3, 2014

May 3

Seed Savers Planning Workshop at Taqwa Community Farm

at Taqwa Community Farm (in ), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Follow steps for planning and sowing a seed savers garden plot.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May 3

It's My Park Day at Sorrentino Recreation Center

at Sorrentino Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On May 3rd, 2014, It's My Park Day, please join Green Teens and volunteers as they work together to plant some small perennials in planters and remove trash from in front of the center.
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

GreenThumb Workshop: Explore the Many Uses of Herbs

at The Creative Little Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to make some simple products with the herbs you grow, from sun tea to salve.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

May 3

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Commit to be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
A day out for youth groups and families to take part in competitive games, sports, and fitness activities such as Tug of War, tennis, karate, Zumba, potato sack races, and more!
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

May 3

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with NYC's wild residents. Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 3

Carousel Opening Day

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a tree give away from 10 am – 12 noon with our friends at the New York Restoration Project and a magical “Mobile Forest” that you can climb…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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