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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 May 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 30, 2015

May30

Los Tres Creditos / The Three Little Pigs

at 111th Street and 53rd Ave (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Mama Piggy narrates this bilingual adaptation that features a vegetarian wolf and the three cutest little pigs on this side of town.
Category: Dance, Kids, Theater, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Strawberry Festival

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be entertainment, crafts, games, inflatables, music, tattoo artist, face painting, strawberry eating contest, carnival games, and much more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Celebrate Astoria International Cultural Fest

at Astoria Pool Terrace (in Astoria Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Astoria, Queens is a true example of a melting pot; its population has the influence of many cultures from all over the world. Celebrate these amazing cultures through song and dance.
Category: Dance, Festivals, Kids, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
May30

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!

May30

Historic New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn about the history behind Fort Greene's famous park patrons.
Category: History
Free!

May30

Flow.15 - Grand Opening!

at Waterfront Pathways along Ward's Island (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for FLOW, Randall Island's annual summer outdoor art exhibition! Come enjoy public art along the scenic waterfront from May – November.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

May30

Compost Crew

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May30

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!

May30

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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