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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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Friday, May 16, 2014

May16

Conference House Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

May16

Short Story Fiction/Non-Fiction Writing

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Work on your fiction/non-fiction short story writing with an established writer.Get to know your character and create your scene. Use timed writing exercises to flush out your story…
Category: Education, Art
Free!

May16

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Seasonal Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make seasonal and holiday arts & crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Adaptive Swim

at Asser Levy Recreation Center (in Asser Levy Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

May16

MillionTreesNYC TreeLC Workshop

at 1231 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us to help care for new street trees in the Bronx!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May16

Youth Adaptive Swim

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Practice your swimming skills in this adaptive swim program for people with disabilities!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May16

Bryant Park Party Game Social

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

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at our all new weekly Game Socials to meet up with like-minded players interested in the same games as you. The Party Game Social is perfect for large groups and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population, multigenerational dance, our season’s spotlight company, presents workshops open to all on May 16, July 18, and August 15th. Seniors especially welcome!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

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