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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 3, 2015

May 3

Forest Crew

at Highbridge Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 3

Time After Time Capsule

at Hammarskjold Plaza (in Dag Hammarskjold Plaza), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Time After Time Capsule is part of an ongoing, multi-city participatory project with like capsules displayed last year in Miami, and this year in New York and Amsterdam. In each…
Category: Art
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Meet the Artist: Kiran Chandra

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Kiran Chandra’s installation in the Sunroom, open through May 31, incorporates sculpture, drawing, and an audio component to explore the nature of non-human intelligence and empathy.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

May 3

Spring 2015 Overlook Concerts: Columbia Wind Ensemble

at 116th Street Overlook (in Riverside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring 2015 Overlook Concert series: Columbia Wind Ensemble
Category: Concerts
Free!

May 3

QBG Craft Table at The Shops at Skyview Center

at Shops at SkyView Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make handmade floral cards for Mothers Day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Family Storytime & Craft at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 3

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, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 3

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Must See
Event
May 3

Garden Highlights Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

May 3

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

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