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 9, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Sunday, May 9, 2021

May 9

Prospect Park Nature and History Bike Tour

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bike through Prospect Park while enjoying the sights and sounds of Spring. Registration is required.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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May 9

Nature Crafts with Angel - Making Cordage and Bottle Netting

at Virtual/Online Workshop

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn what cordage is and how to make this rope wrapped from natural plant fibers. Then make your own netting weave around a water bottle.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Workshops, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

May 9

Hike to the Alley Pond Giant (Vigorous)

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Giant is the largest and oldest tree in the five boroughs.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Event
May 9

Urban Farm Exploration Days!

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the Urban Farm’s variety of crops, rice paddies, fragrant herbs, and meet the chickens too! All ages welcome!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

Mother Nature Hike

at Prospect Avenue and Brentwood Avenue (in Allison Pond Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take a relaxing hike and play some games with the Urban Park Rangers while learning about how urban wildlife mothers take care of their young.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Mother's Day, Hiking
Free!

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Event
May 9

Mother's Day Hike and Craft

at Pelham Bay Park Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and be inspired by Mother Nature to build a nature-themed craft and go on a hike!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Mother's Day, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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May 9

Native Plant Garden Volunteer Day

at High Rock Gate (in High Rock Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Greenbelt Environmental Education team to plant native plant species and remove invasive ones in our High Rock Park Pollinator Garden! Native plants are essential to…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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Event
May 9

Nature Reflection and Awareness Walk

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on a socially-distant self-guided walk that will remind you to stop smell the flowers. Bring a journal, binoculars, and an open mind.
Category: Nature
Free!

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Event
May 9

Water’s Edge Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA) maintains a variety of planted and themed gardens and landscaped areas throughout the park, all created using native species and sustainable practices.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 9

Citizen Science: Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers and the Greenbelt Nature Center for an evening dedicated to the “living fossil” that has existed for over 445 million years.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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