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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

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!

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

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!

May29

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

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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

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided. Call 212-382-2255 to pre-register.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

May29

Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

May29

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center

at Hansborough Pool & Recreation Center (in Hansborough Recreation Center), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 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, felxibility, mobilty, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports, Seniors

May29

Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center

at Metropolitan Pool & Fitness Center (in Metropolitan Recreation Center), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 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

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