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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 July 13, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May21

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park)Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May21

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May21

Spring It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with the Next Epoch Seed Library

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sow the seeds of tasty, wild edibles and decorate containers and labels to hold and protect them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May21

Yoga in the Garden

at Wave HillBronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy the garden as the setting for your yoga practice as you find your breath and become connected to the landscape.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

May21

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Lt Lia Playground (in Lt. Lia Playground)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
We will be cleaning and beautifying our planting area while also planting new plants. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

It's My Park at Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

at Augustus Saint Gaudens Playground (in Augustus St. Gaudens Playground)Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Gramercy Neighborhood Associates to help beautify Augustus St. Gaudens Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

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
May21

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

May21

Revolutionary 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.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in the interpretation of historic turning points in our city’s long history. Join the Rangers in exploring this pivotal moment from the American Revolution.
Category: History
Free!

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