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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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Friday, May 1, 2015

May 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in 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 in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

May 1

Concert at Washington Square Park: JessyChick

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to Washington Square Park and enjoy a performance from musician Jessy Chick! An amplified sound permit has been issued for this event from 12:00 noon until…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

May 1

Le Petit Versailles Garden: May Day Beltaine!

at La Petit Versailles, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the Le Petit Versailles Garden opening for the spring, with a may pole, dancing, and costumes.
Free!

May 1

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

May 1

Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

May 1

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided. Call 212-382-2255 to pre-register.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

May 1

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center

at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, felxibility, mobilty, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports, Seniors

May 1

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center

at Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center (in Metropolitan Recreation Center), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

May 1

Summer Sports Experience

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

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids

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