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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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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May 17

Bronx River Forest Restoration

at Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will plant native trees and shrubs, and maintain the existing loop trail.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 17

Exhibition: Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman showcases the work of two artists that use natural plant pigments in their artwork.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May 17

Baby & Me Fun Learning

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn simple signs for communicating with your baby, and enjoy games and activities for baby and you.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 17

Public Art Opening: Boogie Down Booth: Melrose at O'Neill Triangle

at O'Neill Triangle, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Chat Travieso's Boogie Down Booth, a colorful new public installation bringing Bronx music, solar–powered lights, seating, and community art launches at this public event.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

May 17

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

May 17

Bryant Park Yoga

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bryant Park Yoga is returning for its 13th season! Stop by the park and join a Tuesday morning or Thursday evening class.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May 17

Paint it Up

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Participants will create a work of art on canvas to complete within the session and take home
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May 17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 17

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 17

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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