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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 September 11, 2013 (x) to September 15, 2018

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May21

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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May21

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

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

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

Best For
Kids
May21

Free Walking Tour

at Friends Meeting House, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The New York Landmarks Conservancy in partnership with the Queens Historical Society cordially invite you to come explore the rich art, architecture, and history found in Queens!
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

May21

Jamaica Hills Family Day

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly 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-filled afternoon of games, inflatables, crafts, a visit from the Nature Company, music, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at The Garden (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We will be helping with litter patrol and improving our gardening areas for the spring and summer.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Outcasts: Finding Her Voice, A Conversation

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The artists speak about how they use ancient and modern mythologies as a source to create artwork that explores hybrid alternatives to the social and cultural order.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

May21

Kayak the Bay!

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay to enjoy the scenic views.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May21

It's My Park at East River Park

at East River Park Labyrinth (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MIRA, the Lower East Side Ecology Center, and the East River Park Coalition invite you to explore the history, art, and culture of the Lower East Side at It's My Park cleanup event.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May21

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May21

Outcasts: Using Her Voice, A Performance

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Spoken-word artists and poets perform on the grounds, bringing their voices into the open air.Their work aims to heal and empower by way of inclusiveness, resistance, and recovery.
Category: Art

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