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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 11, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at White Playground

at White Playground (in White Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of White Park Alliance to plant flowers and beautify White Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Bronx Fiction Writers-Getting Started: The Fiction Hook With Charlie Vazquez

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to hook readers with an intriguing beginning that will keep them on the edge of their seats and wanting more. Bring ideas and lots of inspiration!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

May20

Family Day

at P.S. 249, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family to this delightful afternoon of games, arts and crafts, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Traditions Festival

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See how New Yorkers made household goods 200 years ago and learn about how communities from all across Queens today bring their culture to our city.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Learn to Ride

at Basketball Courts (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May20

Bowne House Celebrates Sacred Sites with the Landmarks Conservancy

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Bowne House Museum hosts a roundtable discussion with Queen's religious historians.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Talks, Seniors

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

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

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!

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