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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 October 6, 2012 (x) to April 15, 2018

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Paper Arts and Crafts: Sun and Moon in Warm and Cool Colors

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
May 6

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours

May 6

Meet the Artist: Borinquen Gallo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The artist Borinquen Gallo discusses her installation, an imaginary hive interior informed by Wave Hill’s beehives.
Category: Art, Talks

Must See
May 6

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 6

Walking Tour of Jamaica

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
King Manor’s caretaker and longtime Jamaica resident Roy Fox will lead a walking tour of the neighborhood.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks

Must See
May 6

Meet Birds of Prey

at East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This is an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunter on the planet.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife

May 6

Opening Reception: Botany and Beauty: Artists Celebrate the Plants of Snug Harbor

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Support your favorite local artists in Botany and Beauty, a group show celebrating art inspired by Snug Harbor’s gardens, plants, and flowers.
Category: Nature, Art

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Genetically-engineered dinos run amok on a remote island.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

Bird-Watching at the Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave! Welcome them back at a spring bird-watching workshop led by The Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife

May 7

TD Five Boro Bike Tour

at Across from 17 Battery Place (in The Battery), Manhattan

7:45 a.m.8:45 a.m.
Held annually the first Sunday in May, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is the world's biggest charity bike ride. Produced by Bike New York, NYC's premier bicycling nonprofit, in…
Category: Festivals, Fitness

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