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Important Winter Storm-Related Service Advisory

Due to the winter storm, Parks Afterschool will be cancelled today. Recreation centers remain open at this time. Other programs and services have also been affected by this storm.

For more information, please visit our Storm Update page.

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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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Thursday, May 18, 2017


Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours
Category: Birding, Wildlife


Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids

Best For

NYC Urban Field Station - Relaunching Swale: NYC's Floating Food Forest

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Swale is a collaborative floating food project dedicated to rethinking and challenging New York City's connection to the environment.
Category: Nature, Art, Food, Waterfront

Must See

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports


How Can Innovative Park Design Connect and Sustain Communities?

at Fashion Institute of Technology, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This panel will consider the power of high-quality design to inspire and connect residents and communities.
Category: Talks

Must See

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
People of all ages and skill levels can perfect their downward dog under the trees at our 14th season of outdoor yoga classes.
Category: Education, Fitness


Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at North Lawn at 78th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breathing with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Barefoot Dancing

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Kick off your shoes and dance on the lush, green Van Cortlandt House Museum Lawn.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness


Painting and Vino

at Winter Garden, Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come sip wine and learn professional painting techniques made easy. Each class covers a different subject matter and wine selection.
Category: Art

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