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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 20, 2017

May20

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
May20

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May20

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May20

Historic New York: The Flushing Freedom Mile

at Northern Boulevard and Linden Place (in Daniel Carter Beard Mall)Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This walk highlights historic sites in Flushing, dating back as early as late 1600's. Registration is required for this program.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May20

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Pond (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older,great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

May20

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

May20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May20

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!

May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Powell Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Powell PlaygroundBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean Powell Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta GreenManhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Minetta Green to to help beautify Minetta Green.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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