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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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Tuesday, May 19, 2015

May19

Tuesdays at The Pavilion: Arts & Crafts

at The Pavilion in Union Square Park (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Union Square Park's playground isn't the only place kids can have fun in the park! Bring your little ones to The Pavilion in the North Plaza every Tuesday at 3 PM to explore…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Barnard College and Summer on the Hudson present a celebration of women in music with some of finest musicians from NYC colleges and universities at an evening performance.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Bryant Park Juggling

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

5:30 p.m.7:30 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: Games
Free!

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

May20

Fleet Week Watch Party

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Watch the ships sail in, like Alice did. Free coffee and donuts will be served!
Category: Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

May20

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

May20

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, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
Free!

May20

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!

May20

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 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
May20

Dancercise

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Get in shape with dance moves while using weights.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May20

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!

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