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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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Sunday, May 20, 2018

May20

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Fun on the Farm

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House to learn how sheep's fleece is transformed into wool!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

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!

May20

Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Their performance, “Americans in Paris and Back Again” will feature selections from American composers, including George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, and Quincy Jones.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May20

Astronomy

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

May20

Stargazing Club: The Full Moon

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Full Moon will be on full display for viewing through a telescope.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Monday, May 21, 2018

May21

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!

May21

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May21

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

May21

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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