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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 13, 2017

May13

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May13

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

May13

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Compost Giveaway with Open Bin NYC 2017

at Lehman College, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come and see how this institution manages the organic waste generated on their grounds and in the cafeteria!
Category: Nature
Free!

May13

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters. Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.—5 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance by Consumata, a Brooklyn-based band that'll make you dance with cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-rengue, and dubbed out tarantellas.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

Spring Scavenger Hunt

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of obstacle courses, music, a scavenger hunt, face painting, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Central Park Conservancy Family Discovery Day

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of discovery and learn first-hand about the people, plants, and wildlife that make Central Park thrive!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

Learn to Ride

at Juniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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