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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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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Torch Relay: Day Two

at Park Circle (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn, St. John's Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Osborn Playground, Brooklyn, Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Eastern Parkway and Nostrand Avenue (in Eastern Parkway), Brooklyn

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
We're kicking of the NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games with a torch relay in Brooklyn. Join us!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games
Free!

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May 9

Paint it Up

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Create a still-life painting on canvas to take home. This program is suitable for adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

May 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May 9

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Opening Ceremony

at Brownsville Recreation Center, Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out to celebrate the first day of competitions, featuring shuffleboard, basketball, and board games.
Category: Accessible, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games

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Event
May 9

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May 9

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

May 9

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 9

Introduction to Sign Language

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 a.m.
Learn basic sign language for communication. This program is offered to adults.
Category: Education
Free!

May 9

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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