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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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from October 5, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 31, 2014

May31

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents: LITTLE RED’S HOOD

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.
CityParks PuppetMobile Presents LITTLE RED’S HOOD
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May31

Bonkerz the Clown

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.
This wise-cracking Brooklyn clown is proud to cross the borough border and bring his show to Queens.
Category: Accessible, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Family Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.
We camp to create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with our families. Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

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Event
May31

Summer on the Hudson: West Coast Swing Outdoors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
West Coast Swing, a partner dance fusing elements of slow Lindy Hop, Salsa, and booty-shakin', can be danced to R&B, pop, rock, hip hop, and blues!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May31

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitely not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with Hamlet, one of his greatest plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Jun 1

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Jun 1

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

Jun 1

Bryant Park Chess Tournament

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
All ages (kids age 4+ and adults) can compete in one of seven skill and age sections. All sections are rated by the US Chess Federation except Beginner. There is no elimination! All…
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Jun 1

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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