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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 28, 2017

May28

Basic Orienteering

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On an orienteering program, you will learn the skills to navigate using a map and compass.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

May28

CANCELLED: Science in the Park: WOODLANDS

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
* There will be no program on Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Basic Canoeing

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all skill levels. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older. The line to participate may close prior to 3:00 p.m. due to demand.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Must See
Event
May28

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to volunteer!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May28

Wildlife Viewing: Nocturnal Wildlife

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May28

Outdoor Movie Night: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Field 81 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

8:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
In celebration of our 25th anniversary, many of this summer's featured films will take us back to the year 1992!
Category: Nature, Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

Monday, May 29, 2017

May29

Summer on the Hudson: Memorial Day Fitness Celebration

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
We're celebrating adding these classes to the Summer on the Hudson programming lineup and the veterans who lead them.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Historic House Trust Festival, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May29

Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Walk through Central Park and see how generations of New Yorkers have used the Park as a place to remember their veterans.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May29

Learn How to Play Lacrosse

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

May30

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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