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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 18, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

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!

May 6

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!

May 6

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Where It All Began: Marine Park’s Rural Past

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Dutch influences and contributions remain throughout the physical and cultural landscape at Marine Park. Join this talk with an archaeologist to learn more!
Category: History, Talks
Free!

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Event
May 6

POSTPONED new date TBA: Claudia Sanchez: Editor and Publisher of Edible Queens - Queens Cuisines

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Claudia Sanchez, editor and publisher of Edible Queens, will be our guest at the Queens Historical Society to talk about her magazine and experiences related to the diverse cuisines in Queens.
Category: Education, History, Food, Talks

May 6

Rangers’ Choice: Gather Around The Campfire

at Rockaway Beach, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us around our roaring campfire for an evening of s'mores, games, and storytelling.
Category: Nature
Free!

Monday, May 7, 2018

May 7

NYC Senior Games Torch Relay

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Cheer on this year's runners in the NYC Senior Games Torch Relay.
Category: Sports, Seniors
Free!

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Event
May 7

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!

May 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This colorful exhibit features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park House (in Linden Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Man Up Inc to beautify Linden Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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