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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 23, 2018

May23

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!

May23

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

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Kids
May23

Summer Sports Experience : Track and Field Clinic

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

3:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The track and field clinic is geared towards 6 - 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks May 21 -…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

Weekly Children's Watercolor Class with CitiBabes

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

3:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Citibabes in Elizabeth St Garden on Wednesday afternoons and get inspired by the beauty of the garden. Students will learn different watercolor techniques, discuss how to capture different colors, shapes, and express themselves through art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

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May23

Family Fun Fit Fusion

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Fitness Festival, now expanded to include family games and sports!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Bryant Park Dance Party

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
All ages are welcome to explore a different dance genre each week, including salsa, bhangra, swing, and more.
Category: Concerts, Dance
Free!

May23

Summer Sports Experience : Basketball Clinic

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The soccer clinic is geared towards 10- 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks May 23 - June 22…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Zumba

at Hockey Rink (in Little Bay Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Join us in the park for Zumba, an aerobic exercise and cardio dance session that combines high-energy, motivational international music with unique movements.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May23

Movies Under the Stars: Wonder

at Happy Warrior Playground, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! A 10-year-old boy with a facial deformity attends school for the first time when he…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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