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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 April 27, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May30

It's My Park Day at Prospect Park

at 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On It’s My Park Day, volunteers will gear up with brooms, shovels, rakes, paint brushes, and trash grabbers to tackle a major cleanup effort in Prospect Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Frank D. O'Connor Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Learn to Ride a Bike

at Van Cortlandt Park - SW Corner (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Staten Island Remote Control Modelers 5th Annual Charity Fly-In

at Field of Dreams (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us and watch RC pilots from around the tri-state area fly models of airplanes from WWI through to today’s modern planes.
Category: History, Sports

Must See
Event
May30

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 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
May30

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May30

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!

May30

It's My Bark Day

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Free spaying/neutering (limited number), pet adoption, trick contest (12:00 p.m.), raffles and giveaways. For more information, visit Arfarfrockaway.org.
Category: Dogs
Free!

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