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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

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: History, Tours

May20

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

May20

Discovery Walks for Families: Woodland Wonderland

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May20

Family Day

at Turtle Playground, Queens

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

Best For
Kids
May20

Printmaking in the Park: Mobile Print Power

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Mobile Print Power for a multilingual drawing and silk screen printing session to create images for an upcoming public artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

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!

May20

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

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!

May20

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, followed by crafting a flower pot pop-up card.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May20

520 Waterfront Walk: Long Island City

at Vernon Blvd. and Queens Plaza South

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Department of City Planning and WXY to explore an urban waterfront transforming into an innovation district for industrial mixed use and resilient public open space.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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