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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 September 28, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May11

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!

May11

Musical Ecologies: Alexandra Gardner in Concert

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for the next installment of the monthly series Musical Ecologies with composer Alexandra Gardner. The evening will begin with a conversation hosted by series…
Category: Concerts, Art, Talks

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Friday, May 12, 2017

May12

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Board Games

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These competition will feature board games such as bid whist, spades, dominoes, and chess.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

May12

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!

May12

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!

May12

Cedar Grove Beach Tree Planting

at Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest near Cedar Grove Beach!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May12

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Pickleball

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We're hosting pickleball competitions for seniors and coming-of-age seniors, ages 50 and older, at the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

May12

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Table Tennis

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We're hosting table tennis competitions for seniors and coming-of-age seniors, ages 50 and older, at the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

May12

Youth Art Festival Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-week art festival will include a variety of artwork created by children who attend NYC Parks youth programming at recreation centers throughout the five boroughs.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
May12

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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