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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 25, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

Pony Rides

at Stables Area (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy some Mother's Day fun at the Riverdale Equestrian Center.
Category: Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May11

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
May11

Prospect Park Tennis Center: Round Robin

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Tennis Center presents an evening of Round Robin, friendly matches between players of equal abilities. Players must be 18 years old or older.
Category: Sports

Monday, May 12, 2014

May12

Bryant Park Birding Tours

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.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!

May12

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

May12

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: Accessible, Art
Free!

May12

Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Indian Field Comfort Station (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.
Keep active with yoga!
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May12

CityParks Senior Fitness: Walking

at East 86th Street and East End Avenue (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

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, Seniors
Free!

May12

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

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, Seniors
Free!

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