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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

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens 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 Center, Manhattan 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

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

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
May 6

Rangers Choice: Three Sisters Garden Planting

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Three Sisters garden is a wonderful way to feel more connected to the history of this land, regardless of our ancestry.
Category: Nature, History
Free!

May 6

Meet the Artist: Adrienne Elise Tarver

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Artist Adrienne Elise Tarver builds tactile paintings hanging from the ceiling inside the gallery to evoke a tropical landscape and canopy.
Category: Art, Tours, Talks
Free!

May 6

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 6

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: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 6

Saltwater Fishing

at American Veterans Memorial Pier, Brooklyn

2:00 p.m.3:30 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!

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