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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 22, 2018

May22

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May22

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

May22

Kid's Le Petit Art: Dioramas and 3D Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art and miniature worlds as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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May22

Planting Potatoes and Sweet Potatoes

at Urban Harvest Community Garden, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting these underground wonders with an opportunity to dig in the dirt.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

May22

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May22

Yoga in the Park

at Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May22

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

May23

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May23

American Sign Language

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

10:45 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Learn to produce and understand signs from American Sign Language. You'll also learn how to use those signs in sentences. Handouts will be provided.
Category: Accessible, Education
Free!

May23

Adults Le Petit Delicate Paper Art and Mini Dioramas

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults will create mini dioramas, delicate miniature paper cuttings to art card editions and orginals, and cardboard art.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

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