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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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Thursday, May 7, 2015

May 7

Frank White Memorial Garden: Annual Planting Week

at Frank White Memorial Garden (in ), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Groups and individuals will work together on turning soil in raised beds, empty compost bins into raised beds, create smaller innovative garden plots, and plant annuals and perennials.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 7

Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the birds that call Bryant Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 7

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Bulova Park, Queens

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Spring has arrived and so has wheelchair softball!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

May 7

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Miles in the Park

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 7

Night Lights at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be…
Category: Nature, Art

Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8

Yoga in the Orangerie: Intermediate Level

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 a.m.8:15 a.m.
Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach at the intermediate level.
Category: Fitness

May 8

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

May 8

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

May 8

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Grow to Learn: Project Learning Garden Workshop

at PS 216, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Are you a school gardener looking for more resources on how to use your garden space as a teaching resource for your classroom or your cafeteria? Come to this workshop hosted by the…
Free!

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