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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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Saturday, May 27, 2017

May27

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May27

Ranger's Choice: Prospect Park Nature and History Bike Tour

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bike through Prospect Park while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

May27

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
You can try to hook a pumpkinseed sunfish, carp, or chain pickerel. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! From a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden, Central Park Conservancy…
Category: Tours
Free!

May27

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

May27

Learn to Ride

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

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
May27

Nature Exploration Hike (Moderate)

at Myrtle Avenue and Park Lane South (in Forest Park), Queens

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, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

May27

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May27

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

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