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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 18, 2014

May18

Wildlife Puppet Show

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. We aren't pulling your strings! Bring the whole family to a fun-filled nature themed…
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Freshwater Fishing

at 155th Street and Baisley Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

May18

World's Fair Anniversary Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come join the celebration of the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the World's Fair at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, Games, Kids, Theater, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Waterfall Hike

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City and places often off-limits to the general public. On our hikes, you can gain…
Category: Tours
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Luther Gulick Playground

at Luther Gulick Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Friends of Gulick Park for their community day event! There will be a spring cleanup, planting, a basketball clinic, face painting and activities.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

Walking Among Wildflowers Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the bright green forest of early May on a moderate length hike. We will search for trillium, bloodroot, mayapples, and others. Register for this event for…
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week
Free!

May18

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents: LITTLE RED’S HOOD

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

1:30 p.m.
CityParks PuppetMobile Presents LITTLE RED’S HOOD
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

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
May18

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
See the Park’s northernmost highlights on this walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

May18

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

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