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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 4, 2018

May 4

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 4

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

May 4

Imaginative Arts (Adults)

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults use their imagination to create works of art by employing various artistic techniques. They will be encouraged to discuss and share to bounce ideas from each other.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

May 4

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park)Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn the basics with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.
Category: Sports
Free!

May 4

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 4

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create fun art inspired by the season, using various materials and techniques.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

FLOW C(ART): The Randall's Island Art Cart

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us as we create different park-inspired art projects each week! This is a free pop-up art activity for all ages.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Cinco De Mayo Celebration at Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a celebration of Mexican culture in the community with music, dance, crafts, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

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May 4

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

May 4

Paint Social

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us in a group painting session! Express your creativity through painting and socializing. Supplies and light refreshments will be provided.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

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