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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 July 15, 2013 (x) to December 15, 2018

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4

S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

May 4

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

NYC Parks Wheelchair Softball

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come out and learn the game—all you have to do is show up! Just bring your sports chair, or we can provide one for you if you're looking to play!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

May 4

Science of the Living City Seminar Series: Arts and the Environment - Cultures of Sustainability

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Authors Nathalie Blanc and Barbara Benish present a book talk on their new work Form, Art and the Environment: Engaging in Sustainability.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May 4

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 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!
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 4

Island Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Madagascar (2005)

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 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! Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Davis Playground

at P.S. 31, William T. Davis, Staten Island

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with P.S. 31, William T. Davis to help remove debris with the students, for a safer place to play at Davis Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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