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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 November 10, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Thursday, May 17, 2018

May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark with Watercolor Painting by the River

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May17

Capoeira in the Park

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

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Friday, May 18, 2018

May18

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the AXIS Project

at Hansborough Recreation Center, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 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! Come out and…
Category: Accessible, Sports

May18

Yoga

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Get ready to challenge yourself with a yoga session to both strengthen and relax the mind and body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May18

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!

May18

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May18

Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults use their imagination to create works of art employing various techniques. They will be encouraged to discuss and share, bouncing ideas from each other.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

May18

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.
Category: Sports
Free!

May18

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May18

Tony Dapolito Karaoke Night

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of karaoke! Sing your favorite songs with family and friends. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.
Category: Accessible, Games
Free!

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