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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 3, 2017

May 3

Outdoor Exercise with Nancy Bruning

at 123rd Street Park House (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
The sessions will include a variety of exercises that use park features such as stairs, benches, and retaining walls to work every muscle group.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

May 3

Fort Tryon Counts: Volunteer Opportunity

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
We need volunteers to help count park visitors, observe park use patterns, and administer visitor questionnaires.
Category: Volunteer

May 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors

May 3

NYC Compost: Farm & Garden Work Days

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll be getting our hands and knees dirty with tasks that include soil care, weeding, planting, bed preparation, and composting.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Volunteer

May 3

Le Petit Art

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Adults will create miniature works of art to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one.
Category: Art, Seniors

May 3

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May 3

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 3

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours

May 3

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Alley Pond Park

at Oakland Lake (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Queensborough Community College to plant at Oakland Lake. We look forward to beautifying the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

May 3

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Volunteer

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