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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 28, 2016

May 28

Read Aloud and Book Giveaway

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Reading Council for a day of education and fun at the Lefferts Historic House, featuring a special read-aloud and book giveaway event.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May 28

Waterfront Garden Tour

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.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department to learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 28

Le Petit Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

May 28

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

May 28

Concert: The Sweet Sorrow

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come be enchanted by early music for harps, and voices heralding from the Celtic Isles at our “Music at Morris-Jumel” series spring opener.
Category: Concerts

May 28

Skats The Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 18.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

May 28

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

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

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

May 28

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at Crotona Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! This movie is held outdoors. A new theme park is built on the original site…
Category: Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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