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 May 7, 2021 to September 10, 2022

Friday, May 7, 2021

May 7

Marine Park Tree Planting

at 36th Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park)Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest of Marine Park! Trees provide so many benefits to New Yorkers such as improved air and water quality, reduced…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Virtual Special Express Non-Fiction Writers

at Virtual/Online Workshop

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Express Non-Fiction Writers is a program for special needs adults with an interest in memoir, poetry, non-fiction writing,
Category: Adaptive Programs, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

May 7

Jane's Walk NYC: The Queer Victorian Garden: Alice Austen Park

at Virtual/Online Workshop

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Executive Director Victoria Munro on a virtual exploration of the historic gardens at the nationally designated site of LGBTQ history, the Alice Austen House and Park.
Category: History, Tours, Virtual/Online Events, Jane's Walk NYC
Free!

May 7

BEACON Virtual Panel: Shervone Neckles+Beam Center+LLHM

at Virtual/Online Workshop

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Join a virtual panel with artist Shervone Neckles and Beam Center, moderated by Lewis Latimer House Museum, to reveal the making of BEACON, a public installation inspired by Lewis Latimer.
Category: Education, Art, History, Talks, Virtual/Online Events
Free!

Saturday, May 8, 2021

May 8

Dog Run Stewardship Day

at Sir William's Dog Run (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join the Fort Tryon Park Trust for a morning of stewardship to care for Manhattan's largest dog run!
Category: Nature, Dogs, Volunteer
Free!

May 8

Morrisania Street Tree Care

at Union Avenue and 165 StreetBronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. They will also learn about the important roles street trees play in New York City.
Category: Education, Volunteer
Free!

May 8

It's My Park at Forest Park

at Metropolitan Avenue and Forest Park Drive (in Forest Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Kew Kids to beautify Forest Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 8

International Migratory Bird Day & Birding Bonanza!

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
We will look for some of the migratory birds that use Randall’s Island to rest and refuel on their incredible journeys to their final nesting sites for the summer.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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May 8

It's My Park at Marine Park

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Marine Park Alliance to beautify Marine Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 8

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at Owl's Head ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Owl's Head Park Volunteers to beautify Owl's Head Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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