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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 29, 2016

May 29

Science in the Park

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Alley Pond Environmental Center and New York Hall of Science for free, hands-on science programming in Alley Pond Park.
Category: Nature
Free!

May 29

Arts, Culture & Fun: Wildlife of New York

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Illustrator Giada Crispiels for a unique coloring project celebrating her new book Wildlife of New York which captures the diverse beauty of the city.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 29

Omar's Summer Blast-Off Party for kids at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring all the family to Fantasy Forest Amusement Park this Memorial Day Weekend!
Category: Dance, Games, Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May 29

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 29

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 29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May 29

The Art of Recycling

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join a workshop with artist Chris Spollen, an award-winning illustrator, who has evolved from working with traditional materials on paper to creating evocative mixed-media projects.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

May 29

Memorial Weekend Concert

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a free concert from the Bronx Arts Ensemble.
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

May 29

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 29

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy one of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, produced by the irreverent, surprising and critically acclaimed The Drilling Company.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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