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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 November 14, 2012 (x) to April 15, 2018

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

Storefront Science: Wonderful Trees

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A in examining the trees of Fort Tryon Park. Each child will recieve their own Explore Outside Your Door Tree ID kit to help identify the different trees of Fort Tryon Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Family Day

at Manton Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member Rory Lancman for an afternoon of games, crafts, an animal show, inflatables, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

May13

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May13

Paper Arts and Crafts: Sun and Moon in Warm and Cool Colors

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

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!

May13

Meet Birds of Prey

at Beach 87th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This is an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May13

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson re-joins with Barnard College for an evening celebrating women in music, featuring a selection from NYC colleges and universities performing in an astounding natural setting.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

Movies Under the Stars: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

at Lenevar Avenue and Ionia Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A band of rebels plot to steal the Death Star's blueprints in this "Star Wars" spin-off.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May14

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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