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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 31, 2015

May31

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

May31

Greenbelt Garden Club: Natural Pest and Weed Control

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Everyone loves fresh fruits and vegetables… including our six- legged friends. Learn natural and safe ways to keep insects and other hungry backyard inhabitants from feasting on…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors

May31

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

May31

Wave Hill Art Lecture: Site as Springboard, 1977-2015

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill has a long history of encouraging artists to create new artwork for the grounds and galleries. Director of Arts and Senior Curator Jennifer McGregor will talk about how the…
Category: Art, Talks

May31

Wave Hill Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours

May31

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

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

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We’ve partnered with Musical Directions to bring Sweet Spot Festival to West Harlem Piers Park. Sweet Spot Festival is a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

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May31

Music in the Park: The Barons

at MacNeil Park (in Macneil Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy a Doo Wop performance by The Barons.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

May31

Training 5/31

at 512 West 143rd street NY, NY

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

Monday, June 1, 2015

Jun 1

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

Jun 1

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Morning Miles

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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