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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 April 18, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

"Home" En Plein Air Watercolor Workshop

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
“Home” artist Elizabeth Allison will lead an outdoor watercolor workshop. Come paint a picture of the Morris-Jumel Mansion or of your favorite house.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Fitness Bootcamp

at Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join in! Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strengh and endurance while keeping the heart rate up…
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May 3

NYC Compost Project: Composting in the City

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds can all become garden gold through composting. Join us to learn the essentials of outdoor composting in city yards.
Category: Education, Nature

May 3

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The workout features different types of crunches, planks and dances to a variety of music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 3

Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)

at Recreation Center Fifty-four (in Recreation Center 54), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
KEEN provides one-on-one activities for children and young adults with developmental and physical disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May 3

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at William Tecumseh Sherman Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Travel from Grand Army Plaza, past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and stop at the Dairy on this trip through the southern Park highlights.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 3

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

TD Five Boro Bike Tour Presented by REI

at Across from 17 Battery Place (in Battery Park), Manhattan

7:45 a.m.
This annual event draws 32,000 cyclists from around the world to pedal 40 miles through all five boroughs of New York City on totally traffic-free streets.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Bike Month NYC

Must See
Event
May 4

Birds of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Heidi Steiner, from the Brooklyn Bird Club, will lead this spring bird watching tour around the Ridgewood Reservoir. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 4

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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