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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 15, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

May19

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Inflating Colors with Tamar Ettun

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Kick off the 2018 Saturday Sculpture Workshop season by crafting colorful inflatables with plastic sheets and tape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

The Fractured Narrative Through the Female Lens

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will use recollective memory to create a short narrative piece in which they discuss scenes of self-characterization.
Category: Talks
Free!

May19

ACC Pet Adoptions at Forest Park

at Seuffert Bandshell Parking lot (in Forest Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) will be at Forest Park with great cats and dogs (and possibly a rabbit) available for adoption!
Category: Dogs
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Urban Farming 101: Seed Starting Indoors with Anna Poaster

at Socrates Sculpture ParkQueens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come learn about the ins and outs of the seed starting process, start some seeds to take home, and take your garden knowledge to the next level.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Family Day

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member I. Daneek Miller for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Traditions Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park)Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food
Free!

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Event
May19

POSTPONED: Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This event has been postponed to Saturday, May 26 due to weather.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Kayaking and Canoeing, Seniors
Free!

May19

Nature Walk: Plants for Bird-Friendly Gardens

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill with Tod Winston, Manager of National Audubon’s Plants for Birds program, to see native plants that provide food, cover, & nesting sites for the local avian population.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

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