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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 23, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Sunday, May 21, 2017

May21

Kayak the Bay!

at Bay Area (in Little Bay Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay to enjoy the scenic views.
Category: Nature, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May21

It's My Park at East River Park

at East River Park Labyrinth (in John V. Lindsay East River Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MIRA, the Lower East Side Ecology Center, and the East River Park Coalition invite you to explore the history, art, and culture of the Lower East Side at It's My Park cleanup event.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May21

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

May21

Outcasts: Using Her Voice, A Performance

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Spoken-word artists and poets perform on the grounds, bringing their voices into the open air.Their work aims to heal and empower by way of inclusiveness, resistance, and recovery.
Category: Art

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May21

Sunday Salon: Peter Van Agtmael

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

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Peter van Agtmael will discuss work from his latest book, a personal story about coming home from years of covering war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Category: Education, Art

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Event
May21

NYC Parks Retro Drive-In Cinema: The Sound of Music

at Manhattan Beach Parking Lot (in Manhattan Beach Park), Brooklyn

8:15 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Enjoy the hijinks of an 8-year old troublemaker (Macaulay Culkin) protecting his home from a pair of burglars when he's accidentally left home alone.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Kids

Monday, May 22, 2017

May22

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

May22

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!

May22

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May22

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

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