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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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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

May21

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

at Bowne Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Couch to 5K class each week.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May21

Erik Benson: The Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Erik Benson's paintings depict the landscape of everyday metropolitan life, created with thousands of shapes hand-cut from dried sheets of acrylic paint.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Changing Lenses Photo Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Students from the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation present a photography exhibition entitled Changing Lenses at Poe Park Visitors Center. The exhibition marks the…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

May21

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Big Apple Circus Presents: Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past

at Parking Lot, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Big Apple Circus presents "Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past", memorable one-ring show for the ages.
Category: Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
May21

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

May21

Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

May21

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

May21

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Start your day with a walk through our garden
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May21

Bryant Park: Le Carrousel

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…
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids

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