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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

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
May17

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

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

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