Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
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
at New York Chinese Scholar's Garden (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island
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.
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.
Saturday, May 29, 2021
at Kimlau Square, Manhattan
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. .
Sunday, May 30, 2021
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.