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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 10, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

May 1

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 1

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 1

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

May 2

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Shape Up Yoga Meditation

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

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
This class features exercises for the whole body: functional fitness through meditative yoga for health, well-being, and relaxation.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 2

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 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.3:15 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

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

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

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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