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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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from April 28, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 4

Island Historical Tour (North)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the Randall's Island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 4

Movies Under the Stars: Madagascar (2005)

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! Spoiled by their upbringing and unaware of what wildlife really is, four animals…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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Friday, May 5, 2017

May 5

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Davis Playground

at P.S. 31, William T. Davis, Staten Island

8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with P.S. 31, William T. Davis to help remove debris with the students, for a safer place to play at Davis Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 5

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!

May 5

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 5

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

May 5

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 5

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!

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