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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 15, 2015

May15

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

May15

The Senior Prom

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Turn back the clock, break out the tux and the gown, put on your dancing shoes and come to our Senior Prom!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

May15

Candlelight Ghost Tour

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:20 p.m.
Doors slam, floorboards creak, voices call into the night. Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died (and The New York…
Category: History

Must See
Event
May15

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

May15

Movie Night: Annie

at Victor Hanson Recreation Center (in Rochdale Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us for a showing of Annie. Popcorn and ices will be served. Sponsored by This movie is rated PG.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

Airbnb Brooklyn Half

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
This race is sold out.
Category: Fitness

May16

Van Cortlandt Track Club

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 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!

May16

ESL Beginners Class

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from an ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

May16

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets
Free!

May16

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!

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