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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

Friday, May 9, 2014

May 9

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop in the Bronx

at Colgate Avenue and Westchester Avenue, Bronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in the Bronx!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 9

Adaptive Swim

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

May 9

Youth Adaptive Swim

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Practice your swimming skills in this adaptive swim program for people with disabilities!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May 9

Bryant Park Party Game Social

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

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Continuous movement to great music makes it fun!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 9

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!

Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

Sunrise Listening Tour

at Main Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

6:00 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Listen to the sounds of "the dawn chorus" in one part walking meditation, one part sensory re-education experience through Prospect Park
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week
Free!

May10

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May10

Bird Walk

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.
NYC Audubon experts lead the way as we marvel at quirky but logical bird behavior and delicate feathers in exquisite patterns. Bring binoculars if you have them and wear sturdy…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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