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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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Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Cinderella Samba Puppet Performance

at Anibal Aviles Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The show is a contemporary twist on the classic tale set in the heart of Rio de Janeiro during Carnaval. There will also be face painting and free refreshments.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to maintain and beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

CANCELLED: It's My Park at East River Esplanade

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Upper Green Side organization to scrap and paint the railings at the East River Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Fitness With Fido

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Fitness with Fido combines your love of fitness with the love of your canine companion.
Category: Fitness, Dogs, Outdoor Fitness

Must See
Event
May 7

Nature Exploration: Seton Falls Park

at East 233 Street and Baychester Avenue (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Explore one of NYC's hidden treasures with our park rangers. The park hosts a marshland which supports many wildlife, as well as rock outcroppings, cliffs, and a temperate forest.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 7

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2017 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

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