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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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from October 6, 2012 (x) to April 15, 2018

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Book Signing: Lovely Toys of Long Ago, An ABC Book by Elizabeth Uhlig

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
She is just as an accomplished artist as she is a writer; she illustrated the entire book herself! Pick up a copy of the book to have signed by this talented scholar.
Category: Best for Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids
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

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Andrew Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

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!

May 8

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 8

Bryant Park Language Classes

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:45 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn a new language in these standalone beginner classes. Classes are not cumulative, so you may attend any class throughout the season.
Category: Education
Free!

Must See
Event
May 8

Learn How to Play Lacrosse

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children between the ages of 7 and 12 will learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Boro-Linc Staten Island: Telling Stories of Our Neighborhood and Borough (Unit 2)

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free arts workshops for the whole family! Songwriting, art-making, storytelling, poetry, movement and puppetry collide in this series of hands-on workshops for kids and adults alike.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront

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