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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 5, 2016

May 5

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Community Room.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 5

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 5

Beginner Chess Social

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Category: Fitness
Free!

May 5

Button Art

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

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
No experience necessary, but you’ll be surprised by your hidden talents! All supplies will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May 5

NYRR Open Run - Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Everything is going well until the parks newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Adult Basketball League

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

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Particpants must be members of the Recreation Center. Please call for more information.
Category: Sports
Free!

May 5

Movies Under the Stars: Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

at Oval Grass (in Cooper Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Admiral Kirk attempts to stop his old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using the life-generating Genesis Device as the ultimate weapon.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

National Public Gardens Day at Bartow-Pell Conservancy

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

3:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Enjoy free, guided tours of Bartow-Pell Conservancy's historic landscape and gardens.
Category: Nature
Free!

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