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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 September 9, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, May 1, 2014

May 1

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 1

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Presented in partnership with the New York City Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 1

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 1

Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot some hoops while making new friends. Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

May 2

Exhibition by Ruth Marshall: Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals by Ruth Marshall brings attention to illegal wildlife trade and species loss in a way that unites a widened audience.
Category: Art
Free!

May 2

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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 2

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx parks.
Category: Art
Free!

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