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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 17, 2017

May17

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

May17

Bryant Park Author Series with Dr. Rock and John Positano

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Celebrity authors with their latest books offer insight into what it takes to be a bestseller.
Category: Talks
Free!

May17

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
May17

Recycle to Art

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
May17

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!

May17

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
May17

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
May17

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
May17

Boro-Linc Staten Island: Telling Stories of Our Neighborhood and Borough (Unit 2)

at Building P (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Enjoy free arts workshops for the whole family! Songwriting, art-making, storytelling, poetry, movement and puppetry collide in this series of hands-on workshops for kids and adults alike.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Wildflower Meadow Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join an experienced member of the Randall's Island Park Alliance's Horticulture Department for a stroll through the meadow.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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