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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 May 22, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May23

Bryant Park Author: Bringing Riverdale High Alive with Graphic Novels

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

12:30 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Hear Thomas Pitilli, Archie Comics artist, discuss how he brings Riverdale High alive in Archie Comics.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
May23

Adults Le Petit Art

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 originals (ACEO), and cardboard art.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

May23

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

May23

Recycle to Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn to make really cute art out of recyclable materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

Summer Sports Experience : Track and Field Clinic

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

3:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Sports Experience is a free program and open to the public. The track and field clinic is geared towards 6 - 13 years old. The program will run 5 weeks May 21 -…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May23

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

Weekly Children's Watercolor Class with CitiBabes

at Elizabeth Street Garden, Manhattan

3:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Citibabes in Elizabeth St Garden on Wednesday afternoons and get inspired by the beauty of the garden. Students will learn different watercolor techniques, discuss how to capture different colors, shapes, and express themselves through art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May23

Family Fun Fit Fusion

at James J. Walker Park (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our annual Fitness Festival, now expanded to include family games and sports!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

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