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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 May 22, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

May22

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This colorful exhibit features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May22

Immigrantes

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Migratory processes are inherent to humans and many other species. Join us at Poe Park Visitor Center as we explore the immigrant experience.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

May22

Kid's Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art and miniature worlds as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May22

Summer Sports Experience : Soccer Clinic

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

5:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The soccer clinic is geared towards 6 - 9 years old. The program will run 5 weeks May 22 - June 21…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May22

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

at Urban Harvest Community Garden, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting these underground wonders with an opportunity to dig in the dirt.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

May22

Community Forum: Share Your Ideas for a Resilient East Harlem

at DREAM Charter School, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The goal is to identify how the neighborhood can be stronger and safer in the face of climate change. Come meet the team and share your ideas. Refreshments will be served.
Category: Talks
Free!

May22

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May22

Yoga in the Park

at Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May22

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

May22

Bryant Park Poetry: Indolent Books

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry featuring Lisa Andrews, Nicole Callihan, John Deming, Karen Hildebrand, and Jenna Le.
Category: Art
Free!

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