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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 20, 2017

May20

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May20

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May20

Historic New York: The Flushing Freedom Mile

at Northern Boulevard and Linden Place (in Daniel Carter Beard Mall), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This walk highlights historic sites in Flushing, dating back as early as late 1600's. Registration is required for this program.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May20

Second Annual GROW Brooklyn Festival: Diversity through Food

at St. John's Recreation Center, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
For the second annual GROW Brooklyn Festival, organizations in urban farming, culinary arts, and technology will come together to bring greater awareness of Diversity Through Food.
Category: Festivals, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Wallabout Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This free guided walk will discuss how the historic Wallabout neighborhood near Fort Greene has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600’s and highlight notable residents.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

520 Waterfront Walk: Edgemere

at La Quinta Inn & Suites Far Rockaway, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the bay and beach on this neighborhood tour led by NYC Housing Preservation & Development and learn about Resilient Edgemere.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Minetta Green to to help beautify Minetta Green.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Pond (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older,great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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