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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

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments! This sport is played by two blindfolded teams using a ball with bells to score goals against their opponent.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May20

Historic New York: Washington's Slow Retreat to Victory

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in exploring this pivotal moment from the American Revolution.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May20

Freshwater Fishing

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

May20

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May20

Learn to Ride

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May20

Nature's Workshop: Bees

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the connections between bees and other species and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
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

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