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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 23, 2018

May23

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May23

Family Fun Fit Fusion

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Fitness Festival, now expanded to include family games and sports!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Bryant Park Dance Party

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including salsa, bhangra, swing, and more.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

May23

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Thursday, May 24, 2018

May24

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May24

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Join these morning classes provided by the Tai Chi Chuan Center and led by teachers and students who train at CK Chu Tai Chi under the direction of Master Hyland Harris.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May24

Fitness Walk

at Fort Totten Front Gate (in Fort Totten Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free self-guided fitness walking program from the Fort Totten gate onto Joe Michaels Mile and back (approximately 2 miles). For adults only.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May24

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories and sing-along encouragement on our comfy and danceable turf lawn by the big locomotive.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May24

Special Express Arts

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Artists will be creating a mixed media art using construction paper, magazine cutouts, cloth, string, acrylic paint, and glue.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts
Free!

May24

Tour The Battery

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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