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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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from May 29, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Friday, May 29, 2015

May29

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

May29

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
Free!

May29

Drifting in Daylight

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan, The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan, Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative,…
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

May29

Summer Sports Experience

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

2:00 p.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
May29

Summer Sports Experience

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.7:30 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
May29

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

3:00 p.m.7:00 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
May29

Kids in Culture: Chess Class in the Park

at Washington Square Park, Manhattan

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The Marshall Chess Club instructors are very experienced, including tournament level players, all anxious to introduce kids to "The Royal Game."
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May29

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at St. Mary's Recreation Center

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

3:45 p.m.5:00 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

May29

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May29

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Patterson Playground, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Play wheelchair softball at Patterson Playground.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

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