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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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Friday, May 12, 2017

May12

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: Other Homes

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"Other Homes" is a group exhibition of five artists' work that considers the role of organic materials in contemporary art.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May12

Cedar Grove Beach Tree Planting

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

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest near Cedar Grove Beach!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May12

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Pickleball

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We're hosting pickleball competitions for seniors and coming-of-age seniors, ages 50 and older, at the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

May12

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games: Table Tennis

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We're hosting table tennis competitions for seniors and coming-of-age seniors, ages 50 and older, at the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

May12

Youth Art Festival Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-week art festival will include a variety of artwork created by children who attend NYC Parks youth programming at recreation centers throughout the five boroughs.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

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

May12

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

May12

Bryant Park Beekeeping

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bryant Park Corp. for educational talks about bees and the art of beekeeping.
Category: Education, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

May12

Multimedia Arts

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
We will be creating vintage-style bottles from your own clean bottles.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

May12

Bryant Park Fencing Class

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center.
Category: Fitness, Sports
Free!

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