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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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Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, 12 to 4 p.m. Tours start at quarter past the hour
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May17

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

May17

Read Aloud Day

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House for a book give away sponsored by the Brooklyn Reading Council.
Category: Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Family Gardening

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Fitness Bootcamp

at Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join in! Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strengh and endurance while keeping the heart rate up…
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May17

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
The workout features different types of crunches, planks and dances to a variety of music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Sculptures

at 145th and the Hudson River (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Muna Tseng Dance Projects’ newly commissioned choreography engages with Chuck Ginnever’s monumental steel sculptures, Medusa and High Rise, overlooking the Hudson.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Get ready to prep the vegetable garden beds, stir and sift compost bins and help plant seedlings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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