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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 23, 2015

May23

It's My Park Day Under the Urban Tree Canopy

at Frederick Douglass Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help plant, mulch, and support an ongoing Street Tree Stewardship service project.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May23

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
May23

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
May23

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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May23

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

May23

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!

May23

It's My Park at Sherman Creek

at 203rd Street and 9th Avenue (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Sherman Creek to clean and beautify Sherman Creek Park. We look forward to a great work day!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

Summer Sports Experience

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

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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