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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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Monday, May 19, 2014

May19

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

May19

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning is a strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May19

Shape Up NYC's Couch to 5K: Group Run

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our new running group in Prospect Park on Mondays!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May19

Shape Up NYC: Body Blast

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

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Body Blast is a moderate impact aerobics workout, with strength training exercises for overall fitness.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May19

Adaptive Swim

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

May20

Beginners Tunisian Crochet

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

1:30 a.m.2:30 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May20

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May20

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May20

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

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