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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 April 24, 2014 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, May 15, 2014

May15

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May15

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May15

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Presented in partnership with the New York City Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May15

Lecture with Neil Duncan, Collections Manager, Mammalogy, AMNH

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a lecture with Neil Duncan, Collections Manager, Mammalogy and Vertebrate Zoology,American Museum of Natural History as part of the exhibition Closely Knit: A…
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks
Free!

May15

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp

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

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bootcamp is a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May15

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitley not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with his greatest play, produced by the irreverent and…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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May15

Adaptive Dance

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness

May15

Fashion Flashback: 1914

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

7:30 p.m.
To celebrate the centennial of both Bronx County and Bartow-Pell, we offer a look back at the fashions of 1914 by Bard Graduate Center scholar Sarah Pickman. Her studies in fashion…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Friday, May 16, 2014

May16

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx Parks.
Category: Art
Free!

May16

Exhibition by Ruth Marshall: Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals by Ruth Marshall brings attention to illegal wildlife trade and species loss in a way that unites a widened audience.
Category: Accessible, Art
Free!

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