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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 240 events
from May 4, 2016 to December 10, 2016
in Festivals (x) category

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May 4

Bryant Park Presents Dance Party: Opening Night Ball

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dress to impress for the kickoff of Bryant Park Presents Dance Party, which brings three swinging bands and three different styles of dance instruction—Charleston, Foxtrot and Jitterbug.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

May 5

Cinco De Mayo Celebration

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of Mexican culture in the community with music, dance, crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Food
Free!

Friday, May 6, 2016

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!

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

NatureFest 2016

at Snug Harbor Culture Center (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 a.m.
The Museum’s annual environmental fair will include free activities for children and adults, nature walks, information tables, and arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 7

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off our paddling season with our annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla and help us raise vital funds for our canoe program.
Category: Nature, Festivals, History, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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

Japan Run (4M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture at this four-mile race in Central Park, now in its 10th year.
Category: Festivals, Sports

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