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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 19, 2018

May19

Arts, Culture & Fun: Taikoza Drummers

at Sachkerah Picnic Area (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for special concerts featuring Taikoza. This exciting group draws from Japan’s rich tradition of music and performance to create a highly visual performance.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & NobleManhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Kids create fun paper crafts as gifts and to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Art on the Farm at Randall's Island Park!

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for fun farm art projects that you can create and take home! All ages are welcome.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

It's My Park at Vesuvio Playground

at Vesuvio PlaygroundManhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Green Below 14 to clean and beautify Vesuvio Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

King of the Court Volleyball Tournament

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
King of the Court is one of the most fun alternate ways of playing volleyball. Instead of playing 6 vs 6, teams consist of only 3 players. Typically, play ends after only 1 point and…
Category: Sports

May19

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

Gallery Drop-In with Artists and Curators

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artists will speak to their specific environmental concerns and the way that they study birds and habitat to create their work.
Category: Nature, Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

May19

CANCELLED: Fort Tryon Kids: Design, Engineer, and Build Workshop with Dr. A

at 190th Street Subway Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A for a math, science, and engineering workshop and learn about how Fort Washington Terrace of Fort Tryon Park was built in 1941.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Poetry Workshop: Strategic Desire - The Story Poems Tell

at Lewis H Latimer HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This interactive workshop asks poets to craft poems that tell a story and act as witness.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Talks
Free!

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