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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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Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2

Adapted Aquatics

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Practice your swimming skills in this adaptive swim program for people with disabilities!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

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Kids
May 2

First Friday! Music + Bronx Seaside Trolley

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Irish folk singer Mary Courtney brings her great talent back to BPMM. Explore the museum, stroll the garden, and savor light refreshments. The trolley makes a continuous loop from…
Category: Concerts

May 2

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Event
May 3

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx Parks.
Category: Art
Free!

May 3

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 3

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

May 3

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Fresh produce and so much more, all year long! See what farm fresh is all about.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

May 3

Jane's Walk: Building Sustainability with Stewardship

at Clinton Avenue and Fulton Street

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Jane’s Walks are organized and led by urban enthusiasts, animators and organizations that celebrate Jane Jacobs’ legacy.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

May 3

Table Tennis Tournament

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

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Competition will consist of Men's and Women's Singles, Doubles & Mixed matches.
Category: Games, Sports
Free!

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