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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 December 14, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a concert with CONSUMATA as we kick off the Bronx River Alliance paddling season.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Kayaking and Canoeing, Seniors
Free!

May19

Gallery Drop-In with Artists and Curators

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists will speak to their specific environmental concerns and the way that they study birds and habitat to create their work.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

May19

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most-renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

May19

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!

May19

Hunter Island Sunset Hike

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sunset from this nature sanctuary in NYC's largest park!
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Sunday, May 20, 2018

May20

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May20

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 Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May20

It's My Park at North Shore Esplanade

at 78 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify the North Shore Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Hero Park

at Hero Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Tompkinsville Restoration Project as they clean and beautify Hero Park in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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