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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 May 19, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Friday, May 12, 2017


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


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

Best For

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

Must See

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


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


Glow-in-the-Dark Zumba Party

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun night of Zumba classes and a silent disco dance party. All participants are required to dress in white.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness

Must See

Cafe La Breeze Art Show and Painting

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
This is a parent and child event. Each pair will leave with two hand-crafted pieces of art. Paint and supplies will be provided. Light Refreshments will be served.
Category: Arts & Crafts


Quicksilver Off the Beaten Track Concert

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The ensemble will play rare chamber works from Moravia, the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, and beyond.
Category: Concerts, History


Movies Under the Stars: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

at Clove Lakes Park Parkhouse (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
An author studying fantastic beasts arrives in 1926 NYC, and gets caught up in a larger conflict when some of the creatures in his care are accidentally released.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Must See

Saturday, May 13, 2017


It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start your Saturday mornings at this Bronx Park; help to amplify its beauty and sustain community with general cleanups and gardening.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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