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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 November 7, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, May 8, 2014

May 8

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 8

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Presented in partnership with the New York City Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 8

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 8

Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot some hoops while making new friends. Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 8

Celebrate Brooklyn! Global Dance Party at Brooklyn Bridge Park with Balkan Beat Box / DJ Joro Boro

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Since 2005, Balkan Beat Box has been pumping out a kinetic kaleidoscope of Mediterranean-meets-electronic music and shows no signs of stopping their boisterous party...
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

May 8

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Friday, May 9, 2014

May 9

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

May 9

Exhibition by Ruth Marshall: Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals by Ruth Marshall brings attention to illegal wildlife trade and species loss in a way that unites a widened audience.
Category: Art
Free!

May 9

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 9

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx parks.
Category: Art
Free!

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