Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! Celebrate with the Urban Park Rangers on free history tours and fun activities around the city.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Events

Sunday, May 23, 2021

May23

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Chinese Scholar Garden Tour and Restoration

at New York Chinese Scholar's Garden (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn more about the cultural significance of scholar gardens, which feature several specialized species of trees, bamboos, and flowering plants.
Free!

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May23

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Asian Americans in the Sciences and Environment

at Pelham Bay Park Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Rangers on this hike through Pelham Bay Park while discussing many contributions made by notable Asian American and Pacific Islander environmentalists, naturalists, and conservationists.
Free!

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Saturday, May 29, 2021

May29

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Chinatown Parks and Monuments

at Kimlau SquareManhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we visit several parks in and around Chinatown and discuss many of the cultural and historical highlights of each site. .
Free!

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Sunday, May 30, 2021

May30

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Asian Pavilions of the 1964 World’s Fair

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they discuss some of the Asian nations that participated in the 1964 World’s Fair.
Free!

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