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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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from February 13, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

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!

May 5

Little Hellgate Salt Marsh Tour

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover the ecological importance of a salt marsh, view wildlife up close, and learn how the island’s history has shaped our natural areas.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

May 5

Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

at Flushing CemeteryQueens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Established in 1853, the cemetery is a testament to Flushing’s arboreal and horticultural heritage. It is the final resting place of Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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May 5

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!

May 5

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
May 5

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 5

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

May 5

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park)Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Coco

at Maria Hernandez ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! This Oscar-winning animated feature follows Miguel, an aspiring young…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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