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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

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May16

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

May16

English Reading For Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class is for individuals who speak English. Class will focus on strategies improve reading, diction and writing.
Category: Education
Free!

May16

Sit Aerobics

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A seated exercise class that raises the heart rate and improves balance, with minimal impact on joints. For adults and seniors.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

May16

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents: LITTLE RED’S HOOD

at Ehrenreich-austin Playground (in Ehrenreich-Austin Playground), Queens

10:00 a.m.
CityParks PuppetMobile Presents LITTLE RED’S HOOD
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

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
May16

Bryant Park Chess & Backgammon

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

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Game boards, including chess and backgammon, are available for a small few. Endorsed by the Marshall Chess Club.
Category: Games

May16

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
May16

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
May16

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

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