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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 September 10, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2017 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances by hundreds of the best Irish dancers!
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront

Must See
May 7


at Burnett Street and Avenue U (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Get ready to get your hands wet, seining programs use nets to catch fish.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Fishing, Wildlife

Best For
May 7

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of Up, Down & Around by Katherine Ayres, followed by a seed planting.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
May 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 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 7

Book Signing: Lovely Toys of Long Ago, An ABC Book by Elizabeth Uhlig

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
She is just as an accomplished artist as she is a writer; she illustrated the entire book herself! Pick up a copy of the book to have signed by this talented scholar.
Category: Best for Kids, Talks

Best For
May 7

Staten Island Philharmonic Quintet at Historic Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Staten Island Philharmonic quintet will be performing classical pieces from the waterfront porch of the historic H.H. Biddle House overlooking Raritan Bay and Arthur Kill.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors

May 7

Good Coffeehouse Concert: The Johnson Girls

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Johnson Girls is an energetic all-woman a cappella ensemble, performing traditional and contemporary music with an emphasis on songs of the sea and shore.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
May 7

Chill On The Hill Featuring Jenny Bruce

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
On the first Sunday of each Summer month, come enjoy a late afternoon of live acoustic music presented on the front porch of the Morris-Jumel Mansion.
Category: Concerts

May 7

Movies Under the Stars: SING!

at P.S. 399, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
This film features the voices of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, and Seth MacFarlane.
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Best For

Monday, May 8, 2017

May 8

NYC Parks Brooklyn Senior Games Torch Relay: Day One

at McLaughlin Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Brooklyn Borough Hall, Brooklyn, Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.10:30 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

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