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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 4, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off our paddling season with our annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla and help us raise vital funds for our canoe program.
Category: Nature, Festivals, History, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best places to see wildlife in NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

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May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Sports and Fitness Day

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join us for an afternoon of obstacle courses, races, rockwall climbing, zumba, spin deomonstrations, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Red Hook Park (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Carousel Opening Eco Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come ride the carousel, enjoy craft activities, and meet farm animals visiting for the day.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Science in the Park: Exploring the Bay

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will grab a seining net and learn about creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Nature
Free!

May 7

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Performances

at Acropolis (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
FLUX Public Art Projects, a FLUX Art Fair initiative, features over 40 public art installations for its second annual show.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Parkhouse (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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