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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 23, 2015

May23

Redesign Javits Playground with Storefront Science

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Recreate Javits Playground by adding more slides, swings, or a new basketball court! Learn how to fit all your new additions by using science and math with Dr. A!
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

It's My Park Under the Urban Tree Canopy

at Frederick Douglass Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help plant, mulch, and support an ongoing Street Tree Stewardship service project.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May23

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

May23

Family Art Project: Wave Hill Celebration Parade

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come bring your thanks and spirit to the Family Art Project, where we’ll be making simple flower shakers and leafy costumes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Must See
Event
May23

Soft Sculpture Creation for Children with Autism

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Attendees will use a variety of media to create plush, colorful sculptures that will be theirs to keep.
Category: Accessible, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

May23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May23

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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