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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 17, 2018

May17

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this introductory workshop, learn how you and your neighbors can come together to support and improve your community green spaces!
Category: Education
Free!

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at Lawn at 74th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Please bring a mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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!

Best For
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Friday, May 18, 2018

May18

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!

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

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