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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 23, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Friday, May 18, 2018

May18

Staten Island BioBlitz

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we take a night hike through Blue Heron Park while researchers survey the park’s flora and fauna.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

May18

Art in the Garden: Our Botanical World Opening Reception

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Our Botanical World showcases curated photographs by members of the Professional Women Photographers group inspired by the botanical world and its impact on human life.
Category: Art

May18

Candlelight Ghost Tour of 'Manhattan’s Most Haunted House'

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Venture into the shadows of history to see the house where eight family members died and hear true tales of inexplicable occurrences from the people who actually experienced them.
Category: History, Tours

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Harlem Flow

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Afro Flow Yoga infuses electrifying dance movements of the African Diaspora, a meditative yoga sequence of gentle yet powerful stretches and the soulful rhythms of live drums!
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May18

Bryant Park Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

May18

Movies Under the Stars: The LEGO Movie

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island 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. An average Lego figure is mistaken for a legendary adventurer, and joins a league…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

It's My Park at Col. Young Playground

at Col. Young Playground Park House (in Col. Young Playground), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Colonel Young Park to clean and beautify Col. Young Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

Bird Watching at the Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. All of our…
Category: Fitness
Free!

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