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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 11–20 out of 240 events
from May 4, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Festivals (x) category

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Arts, Culture & Fun: Open Auditions

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Brownsville Recreation Center and The Public Theater are collaborating on a musical production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to be produced at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors

Saturday, May 14, 2016

May 14


at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Randall's Island Park Alliance will host its annual FLOW Grand Opening, which features five new site-specific installations by artists.
Category: Art, Festivals, Tours, Waterfront

May 14

Summer on the Hudson: The Art of Birding A Walk through Forever Wild Bird Sanctuary

at Riverside Park Bird Sanctuary (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Jeff Nulle, long-time volunteer park tender and past president of the Linnaean Society of New York, on National Migratory Bird Day.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Tours

May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

May 14

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Set along the backdrop of the Hell Gate Bridge and the Urban Farm, the fest welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Food, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Girls Season Opener Jam

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the seasonal opening of Riverside Skate Park at 108th Street with an open skate, girls all-level learn to ride, board decorating, and a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

Best For
May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy monthly outdoor parties featuring children’s entertainers, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront

Best For
May 14

FLUX Public Art Projects: Flux Art Fair Performances

at Madison Avenue and East 122nd Street (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
FLUX Public Art Projects, a FLUX Art Fair initiative, features over 40 public art installations for its second annual show.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals

May 14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Concert in the Park

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Taikoza has created a new sound using the thunderous rhythms of the ancestral Taiko drums and the magical sounds of the bamboo flutes.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Seniors

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