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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 29, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

Great New York City Fish Count

at The Peninsula (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Become a scientist for the day and learn the richness of the Hudson River! How many and what species fish will we collect as we pull our nets through the Hudson? How will…
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Duarte Square

at Juan Pablo Duarte Square, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help the Washington Heights Gardening Crew garden in and around the square.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 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

Salt Marsh Cleanup at Alley Creek

at Alley Pond Park Environmental Center, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will remove debris and trash that is damaging a large section of the marsh and prepare the site for the planting of native grasses.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Harmony Park

at Entrance at Hattie Jones Court (in Harmony Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please come out and join Harmony Park Homeownwers Association as they clean and spruce up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

Fort Greene Park Visitor Center and Museum Reopening

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a day of tours, service projects, and games to kick-off the summer season and celebrate the recently-opened Visitor Center and Museum.
Category: Nature, Games, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May30

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May30

ESL Advanced Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

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