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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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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

May24

Le Petit Art

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Adults will create miniature works of art to display at home or give as a gift for a loved one.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May24

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

May24

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May24

Bryant Park Public Tours

at Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an enjoyable walking tour of Bryant Park, and discover how Bryant Park Corporation successfully transformed "Needle Park" of the 1970s into Manhattan's Town Square of today.
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

May24

Special Express Arts 1

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Engaging special needs adults through arts for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May24

Superman Graphic Novel Panel with Scott Snyder and John Romita Jr.

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join the New York Times best-selling Batman creators as they discuss their latest graphic novel and the history of the Dark Knight.
Category: Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
May24

Jerry Constanzo and his Gotham City Swingers

at George Seuffert Bandshell (in Forest Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Jerry and his swingin' pals will be performing music from the swing era to the "Rat Pack" stylings of the 1950s and '60s.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

May24

Cardio Basketball Skills Challenge

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
The challenge features an obstacle course with various timed skill stations including: three-point contest, dribbling, passing, and shooting.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports

Must See
Event
May24

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May24

Recycle to Art

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Make a cute butterfly out of ordinary paper rolls.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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