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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 November 9, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2

NYRR Open Run: Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3

Bryant Park Boot Camp

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:00 a.m.
Join The Rise NYC, a community-driven pop-up fitness group, for a Boot Camp on the Fountain Terrace, on the Sixth Avenue side of Bryant Park. Rotations through exercises like…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

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

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
Free!

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
Free!

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