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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 December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 20, 2017

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

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

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

Commit to Be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council District 28 for a fun-filled day of activities including Zumba and other fitness demonstrations, obstacle courses, inflatables, relay races, music, and a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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

Discovery Walks for Families: Woodland Wonderland

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May20

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours

May20

Family Day

at Turtle Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for a fun afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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