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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 11, 2014

May11

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Wildflower Week Garden Tour at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Check out our beautiful native plants in bloom in the Woodland and Perennial Gardens, the Fragrance Walk, on the Green Roof, and around our Visitor & Administration Building.
Category: Education, Nature

May11

Pony Rides

at Stables Area (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy some Mother's Day fun at the Riverdale Equestrian Center.
Category: Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May11

History In Your Hands: Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts to try your hand at processing wool into yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Best For
Kids
May11

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May11

It's My Park Day at Herbert Von King Park

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Von King Park! Volunteers will be painting and repairing benches on on Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May11

Prospect Park Tennis Center: Round Robin

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Tennis Center presents an evening of Round Robin, friendly matches between players of equal abilities. Players must be 18 years old or older.
Category: Sports

May11

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

Monday, May 12, 2014

May12

Bryant Park FitClub: Pilates with Pilates on Fifth

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Target the spine and deep abdominal muscles to build a strong body.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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