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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 31–40 out of 307 events
from April 29, 2017 to December 12, 2017
in Seniors (x) category

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 7

Staten Island Philharmonic Quintet at Historic Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Staten Island Philharmonic quintet will be performing classical pieces from the waterfront porch of the historic H.H. Biddle House overlooking Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 8

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Torch Relay: Day One

at McLaughlin Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
We're kicking of the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games with a torch relay in Brooklyn. Join us!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games
Free!

Must See
Event
May 8

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"Other Homes" is a group exhibition of five artists' work that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9

Bird Walk at The Battery with NYC Audubon

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Explore the diversity of migrating birds that find food and habitat in The Battery.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Board Games

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These competition will feature board games such as bid whist, spades, dominoes, and chess.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Torch Relay: Day Two

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, St. John's Recreation Center, Osborn Playground, Brooklyn, Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Eastern Parkway and Nostrand Avenue (in Eastern Parkway), Brooklyn

8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
We're kicking of the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games with a torch relay in Brooklyn. Join us!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games
Free!

Must See
Event
May 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 9

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"Other Homes" is a group exhibition of five artists' work that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

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