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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 6, 2018

May 6

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House MuseumManhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History, My Summer House NYC

May 6

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.12:30 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity. Meet at Noon.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 6

Learn to Ride

at Lincoln Terrace Park (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood ReservoirQueens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Trees of the Heather Garden Tour with Author Leslie Day

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about Fort Tryon’s majestic elms, sequoias, Franklinias, and the unique syringa flowering trees!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 6

Youth Wheelchair Basketball Hosted by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation CenterManhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Irish Arts Center New York City Irish Dance Festival

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Irish Arts Center kicks off Summer on the Hudson's 2018 season with its annual day-long Irish Dance Festival featuring performances and opportunities for the whole family to join in.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

May 6

Science in the Park: Bay Waters

at Cryders Lane and Utopia Parkway (in Little Bay Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay. Boots will be provided.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids

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