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.
Monday, May 7, 2012
at Bryant Park, Manhattan
See Bryant Park's dramatic transformation through photographs from the Bryant Park archives. Adorning the perimeter fence, more than 50 images cover the park's dynamic and rich history: from hosting…
Category: Education, Exhibits, History
at 'wichcraft coffee kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours. Presented in partnership with the New York City Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan, Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan, Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan , Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan , Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island , Lyons Pool, Staten Island, St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx , Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens , J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan, Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island , …
9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Our Recreation Centers will open their doors and welcome you with a day of free fitness programs and activities. You can swim, bike, step, jog, lift, volley, and more! Remember to bring a photo ID…
at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
A Window on Nature: Art of Asuka Hishiki includes over 35 watercolors illustrating a poetic and detailed observation of plants and insects. Hishiki's portraits of vegetables from New York…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Exhibits, Gardening, Markets, Culture, Food
at Petanque Courts (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Learn to play p?tanque, the popular European game anchored in precision, patience, and camaraderie from members of La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club. Available for…
Category: Games, Sports, Culture
at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan
11:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music. $2 per ride, or buy a discount card to enjoy 10 rides for $15. Weather…
at Event Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan
12:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.
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Category: Arts & Crafts, Exhibits, Culture