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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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Sunday, May 20, 2018

May20

Learn to Ride

at Kaiser Park Entrance (in Kaiser Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May20

Nature's Workshop: Bees

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the connections between bees and other species and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May20

Family Day

at Rufus King Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Fun on the Farm

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance at the Lefferts Historic House to learn how sheep's fleece is transformed into wool!
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May20

Music in the Garden: Quintet of the Americas

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Their performance, “Americans in Paris and Back Again” will feature selections from American composers, including George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, and Quincy Jones.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May20

Astronomy

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
Category: Education, Astronomy
Free!

May20

Stargazing Club: The Full Moon

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Full Moon will be on full display for viewing through a telescope.
Category: Nature, Astronomy
Free!

May20

Movies Under the Stars: Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

at Coffey Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for this free family film! In this update of the wonderful 1995 adventure, four high school kids…
Category: Accessible, Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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