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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 27, 2018

May27

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Classes at Socrates are taught by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May27

Outdoor Skills: Food Sources

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May27

Staten Island 1680-2018: Historic Houses of Conference House Park

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Located at the southernmost point of New York State, this park houses four historic buildings that trace the history of the borough over the course of three centuries.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

May27

Pack Hike with Your Pup

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a "Pack Hike"! It's a fun way to socialize with your dog while getting the exercise you both need.
Category: Nature, Dogs, Hiking
Free!

May27

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May27

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, face painting, art, and activism.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

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May27

Spring Garden Walk

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

May27

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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