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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

Wallabout Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This free guided walk will discuss how the historic Wallabout neighborhood near Fort Greene has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600’s and highlight notable residents.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge Walking Tour

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Co. Historial Society Program Director Angel Hernandez on a three-mile walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge via Aqueduct Avenue.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

Must See
Event
May20

520 Waterfront Walk: Edgemere

at La Quinta Inn & Suites Far Rockaway, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the bay and beach on this neighborhood tour led by NYC Housing Preservation & Development and learn about Resilient Edgemere.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May20

Bike Rodeo

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us and DOT at a Bike Rodeo at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center! DOT will be giving away free helmets. You must bring your own bike to participate.
Category: Sports, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May20

Second Annual GROW Brooklyn Festival: Diversity through Food

at St. John's Recreation Center, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
For the second annual GROW Brooklyn Festival, organizations in urban farming, culinary arts, and technology will come together to bring greater awareness of Diversity Through Food.
Category: Festivals, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

It's My Park at Pier 35

at Pier 35, Manhattan

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Lend a hand with planting and general cleanup, and stick around for a basketball shooting contest, a bocce demonstration, arts and crafts for the kids, exercise classes, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
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

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

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