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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

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May11

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids
May11

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
May11

It's My Park Day at Herbert Von King Park

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Von King Park! Volunteers will be painting and repairing benches on on Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May11

Prospect Park Tennis Center: Round Robin

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Tennis Center presents an evening of Round Robin, friendly matches between players of equal abilities. Players must be 18 years old or older.
Category: Sports

May11

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!

Monday, May 12, 2014

May12

Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May12

Bryant Park Birding Tours

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.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!

May12

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!

May12

CityParks Senior Fitness: Walking

at East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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, Seniors
Free!

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