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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 March 28, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 23, 2015

May23

Citizenship Classes for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

May23

Ranger's Choice: Medicinal Plants

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Learn how to identify and utilize some of the plants that have been used for generations to treat and cure different ailments.
Category: Nature
Free!

May23

Ranger's Choice: Hidden New York: Calvert Vaux Discovery Hike

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.
This beautifully restored parkland holds remnants of sunken barges that have been taken over by nature and a wide variety of birds on water and land.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May23

Paper Arts & Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May23

Le Petit Zen Art

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create…
Category: Art
Free!

May23

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 Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids

Best For
Kids
May23

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

May23

Bryant Park Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Verona

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

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Bryant Park Shakespeare returns with three productions presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Art, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

May23

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
Central Park comes alive at night with the activity of its nocturnal residents.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 24, 2015

May24

Birding: Hawk Watch

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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