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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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Friday, May 19, 2017

May19

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This month, we're creating Q-Tip painted hand print trees!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Art in Action

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Art in Action is a program where children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and personal expression through a variety of fun and educational arts and crafts projects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Basketball Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learning the fundamentals of basketball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

May19

Quiet Clubbing

at Victory Field (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Three live DJs will play the hottest beats from Top 40, '80s. '90s, throwbacks, Motown, and Funk.
Category: Accessible, Dance
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Dances

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join various local companies for dance performances and lessons of different movement styles.
Category: Education, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Ancient Trees with Beth Moon

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join acclaimed photographer Beth Moon, author of "Ancient Skies, Ancient Trees", as she delves into her experience of traveling around the world to photograph these natural relics.
Category: Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May19

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare - The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Friday performances are part of Bryant Park Presents's Friday Picnics, featuring over 100 blankets free to borrow, food vendors, and beer and wine also available for purchase.
Category: Games, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Drive-in Movie: Grease

at John Golden Parking Lot (in John Golden Park), Queens

7:30 p.m.10:45 p.m.
Enjoy this vintage outdoor film screening in your car on a first-come, first-served basis; or bring your own lawn chair or blanket!
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Must See
Event

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