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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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

May 6

Where It All Began: Marine Park’s Rural Past

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Dutch influences and contributions remain throughout the physical and cultural landscape at Marine Park. Join this talk with an archaeologist to learn more!
Category: History, Talks

May 6

Claudia Sanchez: Editor and Publisher of Edible Queens - Queens Cuisines

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Claudia Sanchez, editor and publisher of Edible Queens, will be our guest at the Queens Historical Society to talk about her magazine and experiences related to the diverse cuisines in Queens.
Category: Education, History, Food, Talks

May 6

Rangers’ Choice: Gather Around The Campfire

at Rockaway Beach, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us around our roaring campfire for an evening of s'mores, games, and storytelling.
Category: Nature

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