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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 April 20, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May19

King of the Court Volleyball Tournament

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
King of the Court is one of the most fun alternate ways of playing volleyball. Instead of playing 6 vs 6, teams consist of only 3 players. Typically, play ends after only 1 point and…
Category: Sports

May19

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Enjoy Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat spun by a rotating collection of North America's most-renowned sound architects.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

May19

Hunter Island Sunset Hike

at Orchard Beach Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Enjoy the sunset from this nature sanctuary in NYC's largest park!
Category: Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Bryant Park Shakespeare - A Midsummer Night's Dream

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Join us on the lawn for a full production of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, produced by The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Sunday, May 20, 2018

May20

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May20

Bird Watching at the Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Pelham Parkway North

at Pelham Parkway North and Wallace Avenue, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Pelham Parkway North to beautify our green space and remove weeds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Introducing…The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society - High Rock Pond Dip

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the complex world of pond life, as we search for the freshwater invertebrates that call the waters of the Greenbelt home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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May20

Spring It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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