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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 8, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Arts, Culture & Fun: South Bronx Freedom Fest

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join us in showing the world what the Bronx has to offer! Featuring DJs, hip hop performances, comedy, and much more.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Arts, Culture, and Fun: South Bronx FREEDOM FEST

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC PARKS PRESENTS ARTS, CULTURE & FUN. Come celebrate Freedom and Music in the South Bronx with emerging talent and established artists.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Theater
Free!

May20

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

May20

520 Waterfront Walk: East River

at Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
An experiential waterfront walk with artist Clarinda Mac Low where participants will explore the history, present-day, and future of the East River waterfront.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

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
Free!

May20

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, followed by crafting a flower pot pop-up card.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May20

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May20

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May20

520 Waterfront Walk: Long Island City

at Vernon Blvd. and Queens Plaza South

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Department of City Planning and WXY to explore an urban waterfront transforming into an innovation district for industrial mixed use and resilient public open space.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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