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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

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

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!

May17

It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park), Staten Island

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

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

May17

Yoga in the Park

at East River Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
At this introductory workshop, learn how you and your neighbors can come together to support and improve your community green spaces!
Category: Education
Free!

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Yoga Flow

at Lawn at 74th Street (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Link mindful breath with movement in this full spectrum yoga practice that includes modifications and intensifications depending on experience level. Please bring a mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark with Watercolor Painting by the River

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Learn how to use lines, shapes, and colors to render an image. Bring an image you would like to paint during the two-hour session.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May17

Capoeira in the Park

at Lawn east of Memorial Grove (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Led by expert instructors, this series introduces participants to the basic fundamentals of the Brazilian martial art of Capoeira and it's history.
Category: Dance, Art, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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