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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 19, 2016

May19

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join Big and Little Skills Academy for dynamic basketball clinics for ages eight to 17.
Category: Sports
Free!

May19

Public Art Opening: Dee Briggs in Foley Square

at Worth Street and Lafayette Street (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
For this exhibition, artist Dee Briggs explored the possibilities and limitations of weathered steel.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

May19

2016 Wheelchair Sports Federation Softball Clinics

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The sport is very similar to traditional softball, but played by athletes using wheelchairs, with some differences in the rules.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

May19

Bryant Park Yoga

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

Beginner Chess Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to setup a chess board and map out your next move with assistance from our Chess host.
Category: Education, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

NYRR Open Run - Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

Movies Under the Stars: Inside Out

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions—Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust, and Sadness—conflict on how best to navigate a new city.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Adult Basketball League

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Particpants must be members of the Recreation Center. Please call for more information.
Category: Sports
Free!

May19

Movies Under the Stars: Cloverfield (PG-13)

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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