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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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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

May17

Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning

at 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 a.m.7:00 a.m.
The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May17

Bryant Park Boot Camp

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.
Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of Bryant Park. Rotations through exercises like…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"Other Homes" is a group exhibition of five artists' work that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May17

Youth Art Festival Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-week art festival will include a variety of artwork created by children who attend NYC Parks youth programming at recreation centers throughout the five boroughs.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
May17

Le Petit Art

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Adults will create miniature works of art to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May17

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May17

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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May17

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May17

Bryant Park Author Series with Dr. Rock and John Positano

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Celebrity authors with their latest books offer insight into what it takes to be a bestseller.
Category: Talks
Free!

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