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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 November 13, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May20

Youth Art Festival Exhibition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-week art festival will include a variety of artwork created by children who attend NYC Parks youth programming at recreation centers throughout the five boroughs.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Castle Hill Street Tree Care

at Lacombe Avenue & Pugsley Avenue (in Pugsley Creek Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will be cleaning, aerating, and mulching street tree beds—activities that greatly increase a street tree's chance for survival!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May20

Children's Garden Planting Day and Puppet Show

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Plant a diverse array of plant types to improve the park's appearance and provide year-round beauty for the neighborhood to enjoy.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Marcus Garvey Dog Run Group to spread wood chips, paint fencing, and beautify the dog run area!
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association to clean up the garden beds and paint fences and benches at Stuyvesant Square Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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May20

It's My Park at Tibbett's Tail

at Bailey Avenue and 234th Street (in Bailey Playground), Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bronx Community Board 8 to clean up Tibbett's Tail.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Wetland Volunteer Day

at West 242nd Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the soil and help keep the park green! Bring a snack and wear comfortable clothes.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park - Spring Cleaning!

at Children's Play Area (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean and beautify playgrounds at Marcus Garvey Park. We look forward to cleaning up the playgrounds with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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