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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 17, 2014

May17

Central Park Tour: Hiking Central Park

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A follow-up to our sold-out Central Park Hike last summer, guides will take guests from Belvedere Castle at Vista Rock, through the Ramble and other landscapes to the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Learn about urban horticulture, woodlands, and conservation on this hike co-led by Conservancy staff and the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours

May17

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Charlton Plaza

at Charlton Plaza, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
The Charlton Street Block Association and local residents will be working in this lovely, little viewing garden they maintain.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at First Park

at 1st Street between First and Second Avenue (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join volunteers from First Street Block Association and neighborhood residents who will be busy cleaning, weeding and planting to help keep this park looking good.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

CANCELLED: It's My Park Day at Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground

at Dr Gertrude B Kelly Playground (in Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteers from Corelars Cares will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bryant Park Games

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bryant Park Kubb

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bryant Park Putting Green

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Adult Art: Botanical Watercolors

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to use the watercolor medium to create an accurate, life-like illustration of woodland wildflowers.
Category: Nature, Art

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