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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 11–20 out of 3,227 events
from May 4, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

Adult Basketball League

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Particpants must be members of the Recreation Center. Please call for more information.
Category: Sports
Free!

May 4

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Get fit in the park with free Zumba, an aerobic exercise program that blends Latin and African dance movements.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Minions (Rated PG)

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

May 4

CANCELLED: May the Fourth Be With You!: "Star Wars The Clone Wars" (PG)

at 68th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
May the Fourth Be With You! Thirty years after the defeat of the Galactic Empire, the galaxy faces a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the First Order. When a…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

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Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 5

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Enjoy free Tai Chi classes in the park. All ages and levels of experience are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 5

Exhibition: Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman showcases the work of two artists that use natural plant pigments in their artwork.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May 5

Tree Tots (3-4 year-olds) - Early Childhood Series

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, observations, games and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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May 5

Prospect Park Alliance Thursday Corps

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

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The group meets at a different location every week helping in a variety of landscape and horticultural projects.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 5

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

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