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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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Sunday, May 19, 2013

May19

Bryant Park Reading Room

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word - under the London Plane trees - in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

May19

It's My Park Day at East River Park

at East River Park Track House (in East River Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the East River Park Track Club in a spring spruce up at East River Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May19

It's My Park Day at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park as they clean up, rake and plant flowers near the West 135th Street Plaza.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May19

Drums Along the Hudson: A Native American Festival

at Park entrance at 218th Street & Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The festival combines a celebration of Native American heritage, culture, and art with the diversity of New York City itself.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Kids
Free!

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May19

Free Tai Chi in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Led by certified instructors from the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA, these classes offer the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one's health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents "Little Red's Hood"

at St. Catherine's Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.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
May19

Bronx Week Tours

at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May19

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May19

Redesign Javits Playground

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Want a chance to re-design Javits Playground? Children are invited to use their math and science skills to design their own playground.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Saltwater Fishing

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

1:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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