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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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Saturday, May 4, 2013

May 4

Chess Clinic

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn new tactical insights from Chess Master Shirley Ben-Dak, then pit your newly acquired skills against other players of your, level tournament-style. Ages 6+.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

May 4

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See thousands of blooming trees, shrubs, bulbs, and perennials with the Garden staff.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 4

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!

May 4

High Line Field Station

at Chelsea Market Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Stop by our mobile information cart to make the most of your next visit to the High Line.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

May 4

Learn to Ride: Matthew P. Sapolin Playground

at Matthew P. Sapolin Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Prepare your child to experience beautiful spring weather on a bicycle. NYC Parks and Bike New York present the Learn to Ride program, providing free bike riding classes for children.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Bryant Park Chess

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess, checkers, and backgammon, are available fora small fee. Provided by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

May 4

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

at West Harlem Piers Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Zumba class each week at West Harlem Piers.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 4

Country in the City

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the arrival of warm weather by joining us for our annual Open House at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum.
Category: History
Free!

May 4

It's My Park Day at Hoover-Manton Playgrounds

at Manton Avenue & Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join The Briarwood Action Network in cleaning, mulching, weeding and painting benches throughout the park and basketball poles and backboards.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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Event
May 4

Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is a Free, exciting skills event for boys and girls (7-14 years old). Where participants have the opportunity to compete in…
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
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