NYC Parks Events : May 24-30, 2014

    NYC Parks Events : May 24-30, 2014


    What Beach are You?
    New York City’s beaches open for the summer this weekend! To get you in the mood, check out our fun quiz, and find out which of New York City’s 8 beaches is the best fit for your personality!

    9 Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend
    Whether you’re headed to the beach, having a barbecue or picnic with friends, or are commemorating the day, we have activities this weekend for your family to enjoy.

    Saturday, May 24

    Summer on the Hudson: Nature Walks
    at Riverside Park, Manhattan
    9:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.

    Learn to Ride
    at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx
    10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Basic Canoeing
    at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island
    11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Historic New York: The World’s Fair
    at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
    1:00 p.m.

    Omar’s Summer Blast-Off
    at Forest Park, Queens
    2:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

    Sunday, May 25

    Birding: Hawk Watch
    at High Rock Park, Staten Island
    9:00 a.m.

    Revolutionary New York: Battle of Pell’s Point

    at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx
    11:00 a.m.

    Basic Canoeing

    at Alley Pond Park, Queens
    1:00 p.m.

    Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot

    at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan
    2:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.

    goodyoga at 50 Kent Festival
    at Bushwick Inlet Park, Brooklyn
    4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

    Upcoming Events

    Blooming Naturalists: Memorial Day
    at Audubon Center at the Boathouse, Brooklyn
    Monday, May 26, 2014
    12:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

    Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk

    at Central Park, Manhattan
    Monday, May 26, 2014
    12:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.

    Accordions Around the World in Bryant Park

    at Bryant Park, Manhattan
    Tuesday, May 27, 2014
    5:00 p.m.–7:15 p.m.

    Good Neighbor Volunteer Event
    at Orchard Beach, Bronx
    Wednesday, May 28, 2014
    9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

    Learn To Draw
    at Poe Park Visitor Center, Bronx
    Thursday, May 29, 2014
    1:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.