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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 2, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

CANCELLED: Free Outdoor Movie Night: Minions

at Maurice Park (in Frank Principe Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a screening of Minions. Rated PG
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies

Best For
May 6

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Selena

at Lawn adjacent to Fifth Avenue (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This musical biopic tells the story of Tejano music icon, Selena Quintanilla-Perez (Jennifer Lopez).
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Nature Walk and Bird Watching

at Ridgewood Reservoir's Vermont Place Entrance (in Highland Park), Queens

8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave. Welcome warblers back to the park at this spring bird-watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Seniors

Best For
May 7

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food

May 7

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Westerleigh Park as they clean and beautify Westerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

May 7

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness

May 7

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer

May 7

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront

May 7

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.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, Outdoor Fitness

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