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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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Saturday, May 23, 2015

May 23

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

May 23

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 Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 23

It's My Park at King Fisher Park

at Miles Avenue and Fairfield Street (in King Fisher Park), Staten Island

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the surrounding community of King Fisher Pond Park to help clean, rake, and weed along the trails.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 23

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 23

Summer Sports Experience

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 23

Family Fun Day

at Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the holiday weekend with live DJ music, dance contests, fun games, and magic shows.
Category: Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 23

Exhibition Talk: Tredwell Costume Collection and Two-piece Day Ensemble

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On display in Eliza’s Tredwell’s bedroom: a two-piece day ensemble, ca. 1858, made of green silk taffeta trimmed with wide bands of black cut-silk velvet and narrow ruffles…
Category: History

May 23

Music in the Garden: The New York Exceptions

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us for a lively performance of popular music from the 50s, 60s, and 70s! This doo-wop band will have you singing and dancing to your favorite oldies!
Category: Concerts, Seniors

May 23

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

May 23

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Central Park comes alive at night with the activity of its nocturnal residents.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

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