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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 11, 2014

May11

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

May11

Basic Canoeing

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

1:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May11

Wildflower Walk in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Many native wildflowers are a rarity in New York City. Fortunately, a wide variety of these species, from common flowers of the urban landscape to rare forest dwellers, can be…
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

May11

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
May11

Wildflower Week Garden Tour at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Check out our beautiful native plants in bloom in the Woodland and Perennial Gardens, the Fragrance Walk, on the Green Roof, and around our Visitor & Administration Building.
Category: Education, Nature

May11

Pony Rides

at Stables Area (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy some Mother's Day fun at the Riverdale Equestrian Center.
Category: Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Learn about the park's history and how its designers, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, struggled to make their vision our reality.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May11

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
May11

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
May11

It's My Park Day at Herbert Von King Park

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Von King Park! Volunteers will be painting and repairing benches on on Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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