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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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from April 26, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 17, 2014

May17

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
May17

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
May17

2014 Play-diem Tour: Holding Down The Fort

at Prison Ship Martyrs Monument (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Celebrate the diversity of New York City and the Fort Greene neighborhood with an eclectic musical jam filled with rock, soul, hip-hop, spoken word, and more.
Category: Concerts, Art, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Hamlet

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

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
There's something rotten in the park and it's definitely not the trash cans. Celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday with Hamlet, one of his greatest plays.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

May17

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Sculptures

at 145th and the Hudson River (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Muna Tseng Dance Projects’ engages with Chuck Ginnever’s monumental steel sculptures, Medusa and High Rise.
Category: Dance, Art, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

May17

Movie Night: Monsters University

at Police Officer Edward Byrne Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket, and join us for a showing of "Monsters University" Rated G
Category: Film, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park Day at Collyer Brothers Park

at 5th Avenue and West 128th Street (in ), Manhattan

9:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Harlem Fifth Avenue Association to help clean-up and plant annuals and perennials at Collyer Brothers Park. Please bring your own work gloves if possible.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Frederick Johnson Park

at West 150th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd (in Frederick Johnson Playground), Manhattan

9:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Fred Johnson Park Association to help clean, rake out and plant flowers at the front entrance of Fred Johnson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day Nehemiah Park

at Meet at Watkins Street at Riverdale Avenue Entrance (in Nehemiah Park), Brooklyn

10:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Nehemiah Park! Volunteers will perform a general clean up, paint benches and garbage cans, and celebrate civic engagement.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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