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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

Seasonal Arts and Crafts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This month, we're creating Q-Tip painted hand print trees!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A! Test and play with various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Art in Action

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Art in Action is a program where children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and personal expression through a variety of fun and educational arts and crafts projects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Youth Art Festival Opening

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

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at the opening of our Youth Art Festival! Meet the artists and participate in fun activities, including arts and crafts and a photo booth!
Category: Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Basketball Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learning the fundamentals of basketball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Bryant Park Friday Picnics

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

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Every Friday on the lawn, Bryant Park has a free picnic, featuring over 100 free blankets to borrow, and live food and entertainment.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Art, Festivals, Games, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

May12

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Sunset Birding Walk in Cabrini Woods

at Cabrini Woods (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Explore the small woodland's surprising diversity of flora and fauna and learn about the songbirds that stop here during spring migration.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May12

Mother's Day Paint Night

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Participants will enjoy this friendly gathering while as they reproduce selected paintings using acrylic paint.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Mother's Day
Free!

May12

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for all ages and abilities with a focus on seniors.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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