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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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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

May 1

Bryant Park: Boot Camp

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.
Join The Rise NYC, a community driven pop-up fitness group, for a boot camp on the Fifth Avenue Terrace.No equipment necessary; smiles and high-fives encouraged. Rain or shine.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 1

Spring Migration Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join us at The Battery to explore the diversity of migrating birds that visit the park.
Category: Accessible, Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May 1

Exhibition: Nature in Black and White

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
In “Nature in Black and White,” six artists take natural subject matter and depict it using reserved tones of black, white, and grey, revealing intricate forms and details.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.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

May 1

Plastics: Pelagic Peril Exhibition- Extended

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NOW EXTENDED! This exhibition focuses on the serious problem of ocean trash that affects the health of people, marine life, and local economies. It also features poignant images of marine life by local artists.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss In Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
May 1

Bryant Park: Park Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed “Needle Park” of the 1970s into Manhattan’s Town Square of today.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May 1

CityParks Seniors Fitness Yoga

at South Oxford ParkBrooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out and get active in your neighborhood park! We welcome New Yorkers 60+ to participate in free tennis lessons, yoga and fitness walking in 16 neighborhood parks across the city.…
Category: Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 1

City Parks Foundation Presents Puss In Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:30 a.m.12:15 p.m.
City Parks Foundation presents the all-ages show Puss in Boots at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park, March 19 - September 22, 2019.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater

Best For
Kids
May 1

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This is a mixed media art class where participants will use multiple media for self-expression.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

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