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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 3, 2017

May 3

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Recycle to Art: Paper Roll Butterfly

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Make a cute butterfly out of ordinary paper rolls.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 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). We…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Waterfront
Free!

May 3

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
May 3

Mighty Milers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

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

Best For
Kids
May 3

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
May 3

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

at Rockaway Student Farm, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the secrets to planting these underground wonders with an opportunity to dig in the dirt.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

May 3

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

May 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Open Auditions for Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Audition to join The Public Theater's performance of "As You Like It", a musical production of Shakespeare's comedy.
Category: Theater
Free!

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Event
May 3

Learn-to-Row 2

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn to Row in New York City!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront

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