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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 17, 2015

May17

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Cooper Park

at Cooper Park Dog Run (in Cooper Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Cooper Bark to clean out the Cooper Park dog run. Volunteers will help to rake the wood chips and spread new wood chips in the dog park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Ewen Park

at 231St and Riverdale Avenue (in Ewen Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
It's My Park, volunteer with the Friends of Ewen Park as they cleanup and amplify the beauty of this interesting park. It starts at 11AM rain or shine! Bring your love of…
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

Frieze New York

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
See and buy art by over 1,000 of the world’s leading artists.
Category: Art

May17

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…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Meditation at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem…
Category: Fitness

May17

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate history and preservation in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring all-ages bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Mother's Day, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

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Kids
May17

Workshop: Architectural Photography

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Floto + Warner to learn the basics of architectural photography, using Clear Comfort as subject. $20/$16 members. RSVP to 718-816-4506 x10 or info@aliceausten.org
Category: Education, Art

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