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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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Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Illustrating Birds

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for Nature's Workshop series. All supplies will be provided.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May19

CANCELLED: Family Day

at Turtle PlaygroundQueens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled due to rain. New date: June 9.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Malcolm X Birthday Celebration

at Hancock Community Backyard Garden ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park presents a celebration to civil rights hero Malcolm X, featuring an afternoon of information and documentaries about his life and work.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Film, History, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May19

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.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 woodland community.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Drummers

at Sachkerah Picnic Area (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for special concerts featuring Taikoza. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & NobleManhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

It's My Park at Vesuvio Playground

at Vesuvio PlaygroundManhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Green Below 14 to clean and beautify Vesuvio Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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