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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 17, 2014

May17

Wayfinding: 100 NYC Public Sculptures Installation Tour with the Artist

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Wayfinding: 100 NYC Public Sculptures is a site-specific project that invites the public to embark on guided journeys through NYC to find public sculptures.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Spring Fungi Walk

at Seaman Avenue & Isham Street (in Isham Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come and see the diversity of fungi that grow in the park. We will be finding Polypores, Crust fungi and Ascomycetes which thrive in the early spring weather. Given the evanescent…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week
Free!

May17

Read Aloud Day

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House for a book give away sponsored by the Brooklyn Reading Council.
Category: Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Family Gardening

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn…
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

May17

Fitness Bootcamp

at Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join in! Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strengh and endurance while keeping the heart rate up…
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn adaptive sports basics! The program welcomes kids with a disability ages 5 and up.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Sports, Celebrating the World Cup

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park Day at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at Rivington Street between Chrystie and Forsyth Streets (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, youth volunteers from Asian Americans for Equality and others from the Sara D Roosevelt Park coalition will be painting benches, planting, and cleaning up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

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

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