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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 12, 2013 (x) to December 29, 2018

Thursday, May 11, 2017

May11

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!

May11

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Plant Sale

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
BBG hosts an annual plant sale on the Cherry Esplanade (now in bloom!) for community groups, schools, and residents. The plant sale feature free talks and workshops during the day.
Category: Nature, Seniors
Free!

May11

Greenbelt Peepers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May11

Summer on the Hudson: Locomotive Lawn Live

at Locomotive Lawn (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Moosiki Kids Musical Storytime fosters a love of reading at a young age with musical stories on our comfy turf lawn.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May11

Special Express Arts 2

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May11

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May11

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

May11

Snug Harbor Spring Walk

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Visit the Snug Harbor campus to view spring flowering bulbs and perennials. We’ll walk through the Perennial, White, and Pond gardens with Snug Harbor’s Director of Horticulture, Greg Lord.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
May11

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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