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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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Monday, May 18, 2015

May18

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
Free!

May18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May18

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bryant Park speaks Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, and Spanish this summer with free classes from inlingua.
Category: Education
Free!

May18

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
Free!

May18

Summer Sports Experience

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Summer Sports Experience

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

New Music in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Award-winning classical and jazz ensembles perform back to back each week, showcasing works commissioned by Chamber Music America.
Category: Concerts, Art, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Literary Lounge

at Red Shade Plaza (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SOH and Lamprophonic team up to bring local writers of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction out into nature. Come hear a reading, a moderated discussion, and join in an open Q&A.
Category: Art, Festivals, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

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