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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 328 events
from May 6, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Accessible (x) category

Friday, May 6, 2016

May 6

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Celebrate moving in strong and creative ways.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 6

Arts, Culture & Fun; Preview Screening of 'Peace Officer'

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The relationship between law enforcement and the public is seen through the eyes of a former sheriff who established Utah's first SWAT team, only to see the same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later.
Category: Accessible, Art, Film, History, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Marble Hill – Whose is it Anyways? - A Bronx Week Historic Neighborhood Walking Tour

at Outside Chase Bank, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Visit the sites of old toll bridges, riverbeds, and train tracks, learn about a once-famous bicycle racing track, and a never-completed ballpark which might have hosted a World Series.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

May 7

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Performances

at Acropolis (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
FLUX Public Art Projects, a FLUX Art Fair initiative, features over 40 public art installations for its second annual show.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise - A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson partners with Barnard College for an evening celebrating women in music. See performances by some of the finest from NYC colleges and universities.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Ode to My Mom

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Read a poem to your mom, share a poetic line about her, make your own poem collage to portrait your image of mom, or reflect on your own feelings being a mom!
Category: Accessible, Art, Mother's Day, Seniors
Free!

Monday, May 9, 2016

May 9

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

May 10

Tai Chi Class

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Take a Tai chi class at Washington Square Park! All ages and abilities are welcome.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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