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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 October 16, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

NYC Compost: Farm and Garden Work Days

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, and composting,
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May20

It's My Park at the W 88th Street Trees

at West 88th Street Tree Project, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with West 88th Street Tree Project to clean up the tree beds, plant flowers, mulch, and water the tree beds on West 88th Street!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Amersfort Park

at Main Garden Area (in Amersfort Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Amersfort Park to beautify and clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Plant Giveaway/Perennial Workshop at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Battery is home to 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers.
Category: Nature
Free!

May20

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Harlem River Park

at Harlem River Park arch (in Harlem River Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Harlem River Park Alliance to clean, plant, and beautify Harlem River Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May20

Pickleball Tournament

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Pickleball is a racket sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.
Category: Sports
Free!

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May20

520 Waterfront Walk: Bronx River & Sheridan Expressway

at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Walk along the Bronx River with the Department of City Planning, the Bronx River Alliance and other partners to hear about ongoing work to create a more accessible, active, and healthy river.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May20

Rangers Choice: Calvert Vaux Park Discovery Hike

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This beautifully-restored parkland holds remnants of sunken barges that have been taken over by nature.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park Soccer Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Chelsea Park to help clean and paint Chelsea Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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