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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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Thursday, May 1, 2014

May 1

Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Shoot some hoops while making new friends. Both disabled and able-bodied athletes are welcome!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

May 2

Exhibition by Ruth Marshall: Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals by Ruth Marshall brings attention to illegal wildlife trade and species loss in a way that unites a widened audience.
Category: Art
Free!

May 2

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Brielle Ave. between Rockland Ave. and Wolcott Ave. (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

May 2

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx parks.
Category: Art
Free!

May 2

Yoga in the Orangerie Spring Series

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

9:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
A beginner-level class also suitable for those who want to deepen their practice in a steady, mindful approach.
Category: Fitness

May 2

It's My Park Day at Parkside Houses Playground

at Parkside Houses Playground, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the morning painting playground benches and light poles, and pick-up litter.
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

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
May 2

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

May 2

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

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