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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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Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 7

Ranger's Choice: Woodland Fairy House Walk

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
In folklore, the woodland fairies awaken the forest and bring about spring. We'll observe the fanciful plants and animals which inhabit the forest floor.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Cinderella Samba Puppet Performance

at Anibal Aviles Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The show is a contemporary twist on the classic tale set in the heart of Rio de Janeiro during Carnaval. There will also be face painting and free refreshments.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to maintain and beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

CANCELLED: It's My Park at East River Esplanade

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Upper Green Side organization to scrap and paint the railings at the East River Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

NYCH2O Tour of the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservior This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a history, engineering and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks led by guides from NYCH2O
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

5 Boro Bike Tour Watch Party

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen was an early female bicyclist. Watch as thousands of cyclists ride by the museum. Prime photo opportunity!
Category: Sports, Bike Month NYC, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 7

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

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