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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 2, 2018

May 2

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 2

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 2

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 2

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 2

Let's Talk About Claremont Park: Build Community Involvement Together

at Grand Concourse Library, Bronx

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
We'll identify community needs and think about the resources we can activate in the park to meet those needs.
Category: Dogs, Talks
Free!

May 2

Sharing our Farm Traditions: Growing Korean Crops at Evergreen Community Garden

at Evergreen Community Garden (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Evergreen Community Garden is a five-acre community garden in a predominantly Korean neighborhood. Join a tour, and hear from garden members about traditional crops and growing methods.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks
Free!

May 2

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition Opening - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
During the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978, the Parks Department hired eight New York Times photographers to document the City’s parks.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May 2

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 2

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 2

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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