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Saturday, May 21, 2016

May 21

Celebrate Astoria! International Cultural Festival

at Great Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Following up on the success and feedback of the first celebration, the second festival will include the same exciting singing and dancing performances, as well as fun activities for the whole family.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals
Free!

May 21

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May 21

Historical Tour (South)

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it become.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May 21

It's My Park at Bushman Steps

at Bushman Steps Garden, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Edgecombe Avenue Guerrilla Gardeners to clean up and mulch the street trees along Edgecombe Avenue.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 21

Artist and Curator Talk

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the artists and curators of (Not So) Still Life, the spring exhibition at Wave Hill, in a conversation about how contemporary artists are transforming the still-life genre.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

May 21

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts & crafts items to take home. Projects may include origami, decoupage, kirigami, collage, paper cutting, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May 21

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 21

Historical Tour: Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 21

CANCELLED: Women in Comics: Sequential Storytelling

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Women in Comics in their storytelling art workshop for comics. Learn the essentials of bringing the written word to artistic life.
Category: Art
Free!

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