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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 20, 2018

May20

Historic New York: Washington's Slow Retreat to Victory

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in exploring this pivotal moment from the American Revolution.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Freshwater Fishing

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 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!

May20

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking Lot at Topping Street (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and maintain the Sandy Memorial Garden at New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Trail of the Month: Blue Trail & Saint Francis Woodlands

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy spring sights and sounds on the Blue Trail, and explore the Departmental of Environmental Conservation's St. Francis Woodland.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

May20

Birdy Basecamp

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Drop by Birdy Basecamp to chat with local naturalists and bird experts from NYC Audubon. See nests, eggs, feathers, and other avian objects.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Neighborhood Ecology Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a revealing exploration through the Raoul Wallenberg Forest and Abrons Woodland to see firsthand how human activity, invasive plants, and other factors have shaped the local ecology.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife

May20

POSTPONED: It's My Park at Sugar Hill Luminaries Garden

at 155th Street and Edgecombe Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Volunteer with While We Are Still Here to do a general clean up and planting at Sugar Hill Garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Skyline Playground

at Clyde Place and Prospect Avenue (in Skyline Playground), Staten Island

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer with HEALTH for Youths as they clean and beautify Skyline Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

A Lott Lawn Picnic

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Sprawl across the lush grounds to enjoy live music, lawn games, and activities for kids.
Category: Concerts, Games, Food

May20

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

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

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