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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 11, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Opening Ceremony

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out to celebrate the first day of competitions, featuring shuffleboard, basketball, and board games.
Category: Accessible, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Must See
May 9

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 9

Introduction to Sign Language

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication. This program is offered to adults.
Category: Education

May 9

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 9

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours

May 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Shuffleboard

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks invites seniors and coming-of-age seniors, ages 50 and older, to compete in the second annual NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Basketball

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Basketball competitions will be played as half-court games.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

May 9

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow will lead a tour of the spring exhibitions in Glyndor Gallery.
Category: Art, Talks

May 9

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids

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