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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 16, 2015

May16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Limited Partnership

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

1:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love. Over the course of 40 years, they took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.
Category: Art, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May16

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May16

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!

May16

Fleece Festival

at Prospect Park Zoo (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance and Wildlife Conservation Society for a weekend of fleece fun at Lefferts Historic House and the Prospect Park Zoo.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
May16

Cataylst Community Festival for East Harlem Community

at Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Our Catalyst program will be launching Catalyst’s new round with a celebration for the East Harlem community.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Games, Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

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: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

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: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for an exhibition tour designed to draw visitors into a lively discussion about the relationship between art and nature. In the main gallery, Chris Doyle:…
Category: Art, Talks

May16

Summer on the Hudson Community Skate Park Scope Meeting

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come give us your ideas and input for an upcoming redesign of the skate park at 108.
Category: Sports
Free!

May16

Music at Morris-Jumel: Celebrating the Morris-Jumel Mansion at 250

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Baroque, MJM's long-standing ensemble in residence, graciously doffs its cap at the house that hosts it with a performance of vocal and chamber music representative of the…
Category: Concerts

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