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Mother's Day

A mother posing with her baby

Show your mom just how much you care by taking her for a special Mother's Day outing in Parks. With music, flowers, and more, this will be a day for the whole family to enjoy!

Mother's Day Events

Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Find unique handmade gifts for Mom. Vendors will offer finely crafted jewelry, ceramics, knitted wears, illustrations, home goods, garden decor, and more - all by local artists,…
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Family Art Project: Sachets and Floral Fantasies for Mom

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to stories about animals and their mothers. Then honor Mom with a unique card that you decorate with plant rubbings, ribbon borders, pop-up elements and special poems. Make a…
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Find unique handmade gifts for Mom. Vendors will offer finely crafted jewelry, ceramics, knitted wears, illustrations, home goods, garden decor, and more - all by local artists,…
Free!

Must See
Event
May 9

Mother's Day in the Shop: Swan & Stone Millinery

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Browse for the perfect gift for Mom and meet special in-store vendor Swan & Stone Millinery. Farmer and felter Sam Stone and designer and milliner Nora Swan create hats,…
Free!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

May 10

Mother's Day at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir , Queens  This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring your mom for an early morning bird watching walk led by Steve and Heidi Nanz of the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Free!

May 10

Mother's Day Brunch & Children's Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden , Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Make mom's day shine with a visit to Queens Botanical Garden! Enjoy a light brunch and the Queens Botanical Garden Craft Table, where children can make botanically themed treats.

Best For
Kids
May 10

Family Art Project: Sachets and Floral Fantasies for Mom

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Listen to stories about animals and their mothers. Then honor Mom with a unique card that you decorate with plant rubbings, ribbon borders, pop-up elements and special poems. Make a…

Best For
Kids
May 10

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Find unique handmade gifts for Mom. Vendors will offer finely crafted jewelry, ceramics, knitted wears, illustrations, home goods, garden decor, and more - all by local artists,…
Free!

Must See
Event
May 10

Mother's Day in the Shop: EmbroideryArt and Fine Jewelry

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill) , Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Browse for the perfect gift for Mom and meet special in-store vendors Clothe My Soul and Priya Himatsingka. Brooklyn-based artist Jean Lugrin Ferlesch created Clothe My Soul as a way…
Free!

May 10

Mother's Day Brunch

at Wave Hill , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the mothers in your life at a festive Mother's Day Brunch in historic Wave Hill House. Seatings at 11:30 am, noon, 12:30 pm.

May 10

Among the Wildflowers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley) , Staten Island  This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring is here and so are the wildflowers. Join the Greenbelt educators on a leisurely hike to look for these "Spring Beauties" along our trails. We'll take…
Free!

May 10

Special Mother's Day Karaoke

at In front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park (in ) , Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy singing karaoke with family and friends on the boardwalk in front of Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park.
Free!

Sunday, May 17, 2015

May 17

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring all-ages bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts,…
Free!

Best For
Kids

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