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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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Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Fitness Bootcamp

at Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join in! Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strengh and endurance while keeping the heart rate up…
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May17

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The workout features different types of crunches, planks and dances to a variety of music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
KEEN provides one-on-one activities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May17

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May17

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids
May17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Sculptures

at 145th and the Hudson River (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Muna Tseng Dance Projects’ newly commissioned choreography engages with Chuck Ginnever’s monumental steel sculptures, Medusa and High Rise, overlooking the Hudson.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May18

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
May18

It's My Park Day

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Get ready to prep the vegetable garden beds, stir and sift compost bins and help plant seedlings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May18

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

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Event

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