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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

Free Soil Testing Workshops at McCarren Park Green Market

at McCarren Park Greenmarket, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Neighbors Allied for Good Growth is hosting three, free workshops in partnership with Brooklyn College Soils Institute to get all your soil contamination questions answered.
Category: Nature
Free!

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May13

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

May13

Plant Giveaway / Perennial Workshop at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hardy, bare-root perennials and grasses harvested directly from the gardens in The Battery will be available while supplies last for participants who sign up in advance.
Free!

May13

Bronx Food and Farms Walking Tour: Highbridge Gardens

at East 161st Street and Grand Concourse, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Visit three longstanding community gardens to explore their history and meet the gardeners who currently care for them.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors

May13

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May13

Family Art Project: Fabric Frames and Lavender Sachets for Mom

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make special gifts for mom!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May13

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

Mugworts Beware

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identity and remove invasive mugwort from the Meadow Lake shoreline.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May13

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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