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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 October 7, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

May15

Bryant Park Poetry: NYQ 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 by established and emerging poets, Amy Barone, Nausheen Eusuf, Jerome Sala, and Daryl Sznyter.
Category: Art
Free!

May15

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 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

May15

Horseshoe Crab Monitoring

at South end of the Calvert Vaux Parking Lot (in Calvert Vaux Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
We'll walk the beach to count the number of crabs present and tag them to keep track of how many we've already seen as part of NYC Parks' ongoing effort to monitor their activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

May16

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!

May16

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!

May16

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Bufano Park

at Bufano Playground (in Bufano Park)Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Mott Hall Community School to do a general cleanup, spread woodchips to the tree beds, and remove weeds at Bufano Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

American Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

May16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May16

Bryant Park Author: Olympic Sailor Kevin Hall

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Hear bestselling author Mary Pilon in conversation with Olympic sailor Kevin Hall and Amanda Hall (spouse) on her new book The Kevin Show: An Olympic Athlete's Battle with Mental Illness.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

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