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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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Sunday, May 14, 2017

May14

Mother's Day Brunch

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the mothers in your life at a festive Mother's Day Brunch in historic Wave Hill House.
Category: Mother's Day, Food

Must See
Event
May14

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Rowing in traditional Whitehall gigs, captained by experienced New York Harbor coxswains (captains).
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May14

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May14

Family Nature Walk

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
May14

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May14

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May14

Ranger's Choice: Archery

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A beginner's introduction to the sport of Archery. Our trained Urban Park Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow. Registration Required.
Category: Education, Sports
Free!

May14

CANCELLED: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green-collar field are strongly encouraged to volunteer!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May14

World's Fair History Walking Tour: Mother's Day Edition

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome, and we'll have a free chocolate rose for every mom who takes the tour (while supplies last).
Category: History, Tours, Mother's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
May14

Pony Rides

at Stables Area (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On Mother's Day and Father's Day, head to the Riverdale Stables for free pony rides. Ages four to 10.
Category: Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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