NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2014 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:42:08 GMT NYC Parks News 25 25 http://www.nycgovparks.org/sub_things_to_do/upcoming_events/events_search.php http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/parks_leaf_thumb.gif <![CDATA[Nature's Helpers]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/natures-helpers http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/natures-helpers Date: May 3, 2013

Spend time outside enjoying nature while helping to keep the Park clean.

Families are encouraged to come and take a tour of the Park and its waterways and help keep it clean along the way. Gloves, garbage bags and trash grabbers will be provided.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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<![CDATA[Bryant Park Fencing]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/bryant-park-fencing http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/bryant-park-fencing Date: May 3, 2013

Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed, and equipment is provided.

Please call (212) 382-2255 to register. Drop-ins also welcome.

Start time: 1:00 pm

End time: 2:00 pm

Contact phone: (212) 768-4242

Location: Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)

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<![CDATA[Animal Encounter at Prospect Park]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/animal-encounter-at-prospect-park http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/animal-encounter-at-prospect-park Date: May 3, 2013

Curious as to how “Snappy” the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center’s collection. Learn what it takes to care for these amazing creatures and even assist in an actual feeding. There will also be opportunities to get up close and personal with our box turtle!

Start time: 2:00 pm

End time: 2:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-05-03 2013-05-03 2:00 pm 2:30 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/5163470fe9ca2.png Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:42:08 EDT
<![CDATA[Nature On The Go!]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/nature-on-the-go http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/nature-on-the-go Date: May 3, 2013

Come have fun in nature. A Naturalist will lead children and families to areas near the Audubon Center, where you can be active and learn about the nature that is all around us.

Start time: 3:00 pm

End time: 4:00 pm

Contact phone: (718) 287-3400

Location: Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park)

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B073 Prospect Park 2013-05-03 2013-05-03 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 40.6607, -73.9654 http://www.nycgovparks.org/common_images/events/51634824e03ed.jpg Wed, 16 Apr 2014 04:42:08 EDT
<![CDATA[First Friday! Music & Bronx Seaside Trolley]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/first-friday-music-bronx-seaside-trolley http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2013/05/03/first-friday-music-bronx-seaside-trolley Date: May 3, 2013

The contemporary folk sound of Hawthorne is back by popular Demand. Explore the mansion, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. Then hop on the free Bronx Seaside Trolley for a ride to City Island. The trolley makes a continuous loop from the number 6 Pelham Bay Park subway station to BPMM to City Island. Registration requested.

Start time: 5:30 pm

End time: 8:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 885-1461

Location: Bartow Pell Mansion

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