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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

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!

May18

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May18

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Head to Grand Army Plaza on the first and third Sunday to sample treats from New York’s best food trucks.
Category: Food
Free!

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