5 Fresh Air Activities In NYC This May
This May, be sure to try fresh air activities in NYC! New York City is full of diverse and family friendly activities to participate in. We have selected 5 different types of fun for you to be able to take part in this spring. Whether you are interested in an outdoor movie or canoeing, keep reading to check out what we have suggested for Glenwood residents this May!
Randall’s Island Outdoor Movie Night
This May 24th– September 8th Randall’s Island is hosting outdoor movies! It will take place in Field 81 of Randall’s Island. The first showing on Friday May 24th will be The Incredibles 2 from 8:30-10:35pm. Another highlight is Mary Poppins, which will show on Saturday June 8th from 8:40-10:50. The best part of this is that it is free! Yes, you read that right! Free! And, if you show up early there will be fun crafts and activities for the family! All Glenwood residents should be sure to check this out!
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Canoeing In Central Park
Have you wanted to try canoeing before? Well, now is your chance! On May 19thfrom 11am-12:30pm Central Park is offering guided canoeing tours for free! Meet at Harlem Meer in Central Park located at 110thand Lennox Avenue. The line to participate closes before 12:30pm though as this is such a popular event, so be sure to arrive early to be able to enjoy canoeing! This is closest to Glenwood’s Upper East Side residents like those in Hampton Court.
Makers Marker At Bryant Park
If you are a fan of Bryant Park’s winter village, this is definitely the activity for you! Bryant Park is introducing a spring fresh air market this year! Running from May 10th through June 2nd be sure to check out the 80 vendors as you stroll through all of the great craft, jewelry, and food booths! Who doesn’t love a nice walk in the spring? This is a great activity for the whole family. Uptown and downtown Glenwood residents will love this market!
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Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit
If you are an art lover, check out the Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit running from May 25th to June 2nd in Greenwich Village. This is closest to Glenwood’s downtown residents, but run for all to visit. This art show occurs twice a year on Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend, and the weekends directly following those holiday weekends. The show runs from East 13th Street on Washington Square Park to West 3rd Street.
Plant on Your Balcony
If you have a terrace or balcony, try growing some plants this spring! It is a very fun, family friendly activity that can allow you to be creative and enjoy all the blooming flowers spring has to offer! This is an activity that both adults and children will love! You may not have a backyard in NYC, but this is a great way to get some fresh air while doing something fun!
What outdoor activities are you participating in NYC this May? We’d love to hear on Facebook and Twitter!
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