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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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Saturday, May 27, 2017

May27

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May27

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
May27

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!

May27

Volunteer Orientation

at 334 Furman Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Want to get more involved at Brooklyn Bridge Park this year? Learn about our volunteer positions and their schedules!
Category: Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May27

Omar's Summer Blast-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm. About Forest Parkā€¦
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Music in the Garden: Chai Found Music Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
CFMW is one of the most highly-esteemed sizhu (Chinese chamber music) ensembles in the world.
Category: Concerts

May27

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare - The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Friday performances are part of Bryant Park Presents's Friday Picnics, featuring over 100 blankets free to borrow, food vendors, and beer and wine also available for purchase.
Category: Games, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater...
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

May27

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Underhill Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mike and Sulley attend Monsters University and start a rivalry that puts their education in danger in this prequel set before they were both star employees at Monsters, Inc.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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