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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 8, 2014

May 8

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents: LITTLE RED’S HOOD

at Brookville Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.
CityParks PuppetMobile Presents LITTLE RED’S HOOD
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

CityParks Senior Fitness: Yoga

at John Jay Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess and backgammon, are available for a small few. Endorsed by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

May 8

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Tennis

at Tennis Courts (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Workout

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Class will provide a total body workout, with strengthening exercises and light weight lifting. Most of the class is done seated.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May 8

Chair Yoga

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get into yoga! People with disabilities and who are able-bodied are welcome at this seated yoga class.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

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