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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 April 22, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

May 8

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 2)

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This two-part workshop series is designed to help your garden group build a strong foundation to deal with the many issues that arise in a community space.
Free!

May 8

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Indigo Shibori Handkerchiefs

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a blue cocktail while learning about indigo history, techniques, and more from Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens.
Category: Education, Art

May 8

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Yoga in the Park

at Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

May 8

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 8

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

May 9

Central Park Birding Basics: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 9

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 9

It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park House (in Linden Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Man Up Inc to beautify at Linden Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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