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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 1, 2015

May 1

Exhibition: Mariella Bisson: Sunlight, Water and Gravity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mariella Bisson’s large scale, mixed media paintings of waterfalls are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

May 1

It's My Park at SoHo Square

at SoHo Square, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come and join other volunteers to spruce up this park now that winter is over! Help paint benches, tend to tree pits and give the square a spring clean!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

May 1

Resiliency and Elements Art Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Lenape Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring an amalgam of works by Staten Island artists and the City’s response to climatic changes through ongoing storm…
Category: Art

May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 1

Le Petit Versailles Garden: May Day Beltaine!

at La Petit Versailles, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the Le Petit Versailles Garden opening for the spring, with a may pole, dancing, and costumes.

May 1

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids

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May 1

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education

May 1

Concert at Washington Square Park: JessyChick

at Holley Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to Washington Square Park and enjoy a performance from musician Jessy Chick! An amplified sound permit has been issued for this event from 12:00 noon until…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts

May 1

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

May 1

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided. Call 212-382-2255 to pre-register.
Category: Education, Sports

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