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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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from May 5, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, May 5, 2013

May 5

Bryant Park: Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music. $2 per ride, or buy a discount card to enjoy 10…
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
May 5

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 game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.
Category: Games
Free!

May 5

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
Free!

May 5

Bryant Park Reading Room

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word - under the London Plane trees - in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

May 5

Pets & Pals/Walk for Paws Party

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a free day of family and pet fun.
Category: Games, Kids, Dogs
Free!

Must See
Event
May 5

NYC Hear The Ball

at North Meadow Baseball Field 12 (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Long Island Bombers compete against the New Jersey Lightning in a game of Beep Baseball.
Category: Accessible, Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 5

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Irish Arts Center returns with its 12th annual much-loved celebration of traditional Irish dance and music.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 5

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 5

Lefferts Historic House-2nd Floor Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

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