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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.

Viewing 101–110 out of 2,355 events
from April 29, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 1

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

May 1

It's My Park at Audubon Playground

at Audubon Playground, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Audubon Playground to clean, plant flowers, and beautify Audubon Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the playground with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 1

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

May 1

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

Must See
Event
May 1

Learn How to Play Lacrosse

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 1

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2

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!

May 2

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Free Tai Chi classes for all ages and experience levels.
Category: Education, Fitness
Free!

May 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 2

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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