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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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Tuesday, May 17, 2016

May17

Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Make new friends and play some of the most exciting strategy board games at this social event.
Category: Games, Seniors
Free!

May17

Chroma Botanica Exhibition Tour and Art Demonstration with Linda Stillman

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
"Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman" showcases the work of two artists that use natural plant pigments in their artwork to explore wild and cultivated environments.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

May17

Stargazing at the High Line

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

May17

Zumba in the Park

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Zumba classes on Randall's Island combine uplifting music, dancing, and energy with beautiful views and fresh air outdoors.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

A Bryant Park Poetry Presentation with New York Quarterly Books

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy literary happenings under the London Plane trees in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art
Free!

May17

NYRR Open Run: Silver Lake Park

at Reservoir Bridge (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

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, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May17

Greeley Square Improv

at Greeley Square (in Greeley Square Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Explore scene work and improvisation techniques in a free, two-hour long beginner-level improv workshop in Greeley Square Park.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

May17

Bryant Park Poetry with NYQ Books

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy poetry under the London Plane trees in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Art
Free!

May17

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction—genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Seniors, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Summer League Wheelchair Basketball Tournament

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come out and play wheelchair basketball this summer at the Al Oerter Recreation Center! If you've never played wheelchair basketball before, this is your opportunity to learn…
Category: Accessible, Sports

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