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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 16, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Wednesday, May 11, 2016


It's My Park at Grassmere Playground

at Grassmere Playground, Queens

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Sorrentino Recreation Center to beautify Grassmere Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


GreenThumb Workshop: The Power of Herbs

at Franklin Memorial Garden (in ), Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Many herbs are good plant companions: they are beneficial to pollinators, give off essential oils that repel pests and don’t require too much water. Come to the workshop to learn more!
Category: Education, Seniors


Good Bugs in the Garden

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Gardener Karen will discuss beneficial insects in the garden, and you and your little ones are invited to help her release ladybugs into the park!
Category: Education, Nature

Must See

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors


Adult Basketball League

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Particpants must be members of the Recreation Center. Please call for more information.
Category: Sports



at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Get fit in the park with free Zumba, an aerobic exercise program that blends Latin and African dance movements.
Category: Fitness


FrogWatch USA: Monthly Monitoring

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Hike and listen to frogs.
Category: Nature, Hiking


Movies Under the Stars: Grown Ups

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outside of West Bronx Recreation Center.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

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


Movies Under the Stars: Casablanca

at Carl Schurz Park Hockey Rink (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
One of the most memorable of all film experiences, Casablanca is a true Hollywood legend.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

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