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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 12, 2016

May12

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!

May12

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!

May12

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!

May12

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!

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May12

City Chicken Institute: Spring Chicks Special - Hatching and Rearing Chicks

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This workshop will go over the joys and risks of hatching your own eggs and how to care for the cute fuzzy little things that follow.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May12

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!

May12

Movies Under the Stars: Creed

at Owen F. Dolen Park, Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), the son of former heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, attempts to follow in his father's footsteps and become a boxing legend in his own right.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May12

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!

May12

Movies Under the Stars: Norm of the North

at The East River Park Amphitheater (in John V. Lindsay East River Park ), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
In this animated comedy for the whole family, an oddball polar bear named Norm (voice of Rob Schneider) is outraged when he learns that human beings are planning to build condos in his Arctic home.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 13, 2016

May13

Brooklyn Senior Games: Day Four

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Games! Spectators are encouraged.
Category: Sports, Seniors
Free!

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