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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.

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from October 3, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, May 23, 2013

May23

Changing Lenses Photo Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Students from the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation present a photography exhibition entitled Changing Lenses at Poe Park Visitors Center. The exhibition marks the…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

May23

Stretching, Toning, and Relaxation at the Poe Visitor Center

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May23

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

May23

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.
Category: Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents "Little Red's Hood"

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Little Red’s Hood marionette puppet show is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Adaptive Sports Field Day

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
School children are welcome at this fun, adaptive track and field day.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Sports

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May23

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

May23

Big Apple Circus Presents: Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past

at Parking Lot, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Big Apple Circus presents "Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past", memorable one-ring show for the ages.
Category: Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids

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