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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 15,626 events
from May 1, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

May 1

School Garden Plant Start Giveaway

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Schools registered for Grow to Learn can pick up supplies for their gardens
Free!

May 1

Bryant Park Ping Pong Tournament

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.
Novices and masters battle for the title of park champion in fun single-elimination, bracket-style ping pong tournaments.
Category: Games
Free!

Thursday, May 2, 2013

May 2

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 2

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

May 2

Mother's Day Plant Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Give Mom (or yourself) the gift of flowers this Mother's Day
Category: Nature, Markets, Mother's Day

May 2

Celebrate National Bike Month at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to QBG during the month of May and receive 50% off admission.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Bike Month NYC

May 2

Conference House Park: Garlic Mustard Pull

at Conference House Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come out and volunteer with Natural Areas Volunteers (NAV) at Conference House Park to help remove Garlic Mustard from the forest.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

at Bowne Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Couch to 5K class each week.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 2

Erik Benson: The Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Erik Benson's paintings depict the landscape of everyday metropolitan life, created with thousands of shapes hand-cut from dried sheets of acrylic paint.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Seniors
Free!

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May 2

Stretching, Toning, and Relaxation at the Poe Visitor Center

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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