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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 23, 2015

May23

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

May23

Family Art Project: Wave Hill Celebration Parade

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come bring your thanks and spirit to the Family Art Project, where we’ll be making simple flower shakers and leafy costumes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

World's Fair Train Show

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
All aboard! Watch working G scale model trains make their merry way through an outdoor display that includes a miniature of the World’s Fair Unisphere.
Category: History, Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

Redesign Javits Playground with Storefront Science

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Recreate Javits Playground by adding more slides, swings, or a new basketball court! Learn how to fit all your new additions by using science and math with Dr. A!
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

It's My Park at Remsen Family Cemetery

at Remsen Family Cemetery, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help clean, weed, paint, and rake leaves at up Remsen Family Cemetery.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

May23

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

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May23

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May23

GreenThumb Workshop: Beneficial Insects

at Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Want to attract native bees, butterflies and other pollinators? Come and learn how to do so.
Category: Nature
Free!

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