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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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Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Fitness With Fido

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Fitness with Fido combines your love of fitness with the love of your canine companion.
Category: Fitness, Dogs, Outdoor Fitness

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Event
May 7

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 7

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 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).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

May 7

Heather Garden Spring Tour

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a walking tour of the Heather Garden in Fort Tryon Park with horticulturist Madeline Byrne. Learn about the plants currently in bloom and the garden's history.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 7

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May 7

In Search of Something Special

at Playground for All Children (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of crafts and activities designed for children of all abilities.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Games
Free!

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
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Seining

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
Free!

Best For
Kids

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