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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 January 5, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Friday, May 11, 2018

May11

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!

May11

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!

May11

Family Skate Night

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council Member Miller for an evening of roller skating, music, face painting, cotton candy, popcorn, and more! Roller skates will be provided.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Youth All Star Hoops Night

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Show off your inner all star by competing in our version of the NBA All Star Night.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

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

May11

Summer on the Hudson: Birding Walks

at 120th Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Explore Riverside Park on a family-friendly bird walk. No registration necessary.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May11

Mind Reading and Mysticism at the Merchant’s House with Mentalist Kent Axell

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join renowned mentalist Kent Axell in the Tredwell family’s Greek Revival double parlor as he takes us back in time 150 years to experience mind reading, magic, and mystery.
Category: History

May11

Family Camping: Staten Island

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Camping affords us the opportunity to unplug from the diversions of everyday life and to laugh and play with our families. Registration is required. Registration opens on May 2.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

May11

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Cedar Grove Beach Parking Lot (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater,…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 12, 2018

May12

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Corlears Hook Park

at Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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