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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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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

May 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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 9

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

May 9

Adults Le Petit Art

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults will create mini dioramas, delicate miniature paper cuttings-to-art card editions and originals (ACEO), and cardboard art.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

May 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 9

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 9

Weekly Children's Watercolor Class with CitiBabes

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

3:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Citibabes in Elizabeth St Garden on Wednesday afternoons and get inspired by the beauty of the garden. Students will learn different watercolor techniques, discuss how to capture different colors, shapes, and express themselves through art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 9

Public Art Opening: Steinunn Thorarinsdottir ARMORS in Fort Tryon Park

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Steinunn Thorarinsdottir positioned three androgynous figures in armor cast from a custom 3D scan of a carefully chosen suit of armor from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.
Category: Art, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May 9

Bryant Park Dance Party

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including salsa, bhangra, swing, and more.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

May 9

Mother's Day Tea Party

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come Join our Tea Party in celebration of Mother's Day. We will have arts and craft activities and manicures! Tea and cookies will be served.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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