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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 May 25, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 26, 2018

May26

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May26

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Sculpting Holograms with HoloCenter

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate the International Day of Light by creating a sculpture and then capturing it as a hologram in 3D with laser light!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Commit to Be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Adrienne E. Adams for a fun-filled day of activities including Zumba and other fitness demonstrations, obstacle courses, inflatables, relay races,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Cumbia-punk, ska-funk, boss-a-renge, dubbed out tarantellas. Come and enjoy the music.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Kayaking and Canoeing, Seniors
Free!

May26

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for fun, FREE, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May26

Cafe Fuerte Mujeres Fuerte: Telling Our Stories - Vision Board Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We will look at our dreams and aspirations and how we can visualize those dreams.
Category: Talks, Seniors
Free!

May26

Free Tour of Washington Square Park

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a journey through history and learn about the park’s beginnings as a parade ground, the unmistakable monuments, and the many people that have made the park a cultural hub.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May26

Kayak the Bay!

at Little Bay Park Kayak/Canoe Launch Site (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay's scenic views.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May26

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!

May26

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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