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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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Thursday, May 17, 2018

May17

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

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May17

Bryant Park HSBC Business & Finance: The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor's Last Best Weapon

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
David Webber, Professor of Law at Boston University, discusses his new book "The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor's Last Best Weapon".
Category: Talks
Free!

May17

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 195,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Spring Flowers Walk

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
We’ll walk through the Perennial, White, and Pond gardens, exploring our spring flowering bulbs and perennials and learning about their origins and significance
Category: Education, Nature

Must See
Event
May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with Ray Mantilla

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a live concert with Ray Mantilla, legendary conga player along with his exciting jazz and latin quartet.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Seniors
Free!

May17

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!

May17

Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Mekong Group: Dan Tranh Recital

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to present the recital of the Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) of the Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither.
Category: Concerts
Free!

May17

Mekong NYC Spring Recital

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

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Mekong NYC Spring Music Recital features performances from students of Mekong NYC's Dan Tranh (Vietnamese Zither) Class. Food and refreshments will be served.
Category: Accessible, Concerts
Free!

May17

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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