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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 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

May 1

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games
Free!

May 1

Bryant Park Reading Room

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word - under the London Plane trees - in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

May 1

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents "Little Red's Hood"

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

12:00 p.m.
Little Red’s Hood marionette puppet show is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.
Category: Games
Free!

May 1

School Garden Plant Start Giveaway

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Schools registered for Grow to Learn can pick up supplies for their gardens
Free!

May 1

Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Novices and masters battle for the title of park champion in fun single-elimination, bracket-style ping pong tournaments.
Category: Games
Free!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

May 2

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 for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 2

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

May 2

Mother's Day Plant Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Give Mom (or yourself) the gift of flowers this Mother's Day
Category: Nature, Markets, Mother's Day

May 2

Celebrate National Bike Month at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to QBG during the month of May and receive 50% off admission.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Bike Month NYC

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