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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.

Viewing 11,921–11,930 out of 16,392 events
from October 9, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May27

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May27

Weedy Nomad: A Walking Tour of LIC’s Forgotten Landscapes

at Windmill Community GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Part of the Wilder LIC Group Exhibition, join artists Thomas Choinacky and Christopher Kennedy for a walking tour of Long Island City’s overlooked green spaces and marginal ecologies.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Performance and Potluck: Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone with Supper from Flux Iron Chefs

at Windmill Community GardenQueens

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory will host two performances from artists in the exhibition and potluck afternoons at the Windmill Community Garden.
Category: Art, Food
Free!

May27

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

at The Painter's PlaygroundQueens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This family comedy tells the story of two pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Monday, May 28, 2018

May28

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May28

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May28

Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk

at Maine Monument (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join tour guides on this walk through Central Park, and through time, to see how generations of New Yorkers have used the park as a place to remember and honor our veterans.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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