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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 12, 2018

May12

Floral Design Workshop: Mother’s Day Bouquet

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For mom or with mom! Learn the art of hand-gathering bouquets for afresh-from-the-garden look. Each participant will take a bouquet home. All flowers and materials provided.
Category: Accessible, Education, Mother's Day

May12

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

May12

CANCELLED: Arts, Culture & Fun: Alvin Flythe Quartet

at Andrew Haswell Green Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
A professional musician for over 50 years, Queens-born saxophonist / multi-instrumentalist Alvin Flythe has worked with Duke Ellington, Roy Haynes, Little Jimmy Scott and the Gap Band.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Seniors
Free!

May12

Public Art Discussion: Sanctuary City - Tactics for Strategic Action

at Library Plaza (in Seward Park), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
This discussion will focus on how we can proactively contribute to shaping NYC as a Sanctuary City.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May12

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Barnard College & SOH present an evening of performances celebrating women in music with some of finest musicians from NYC colleges and universities.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals
Free!

May12

Public Art Opening Reception: Neighbors Project by John Raymond Mireles

at First Street Green Cultural Park Garden, Manhattan

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mireles has worked to unite Americans across geographic, racial, political, cultural and other differences by photographing individuals from all 50 U.S. states and publicly exhibiting their portraits.
Category: Art
Free!

May12

Exhibition Opening: El Dorado / The New 49ers

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
El Dorado is an art installation presented by Lewis H. Latimer House Museum that pays tribute to the 49% of New Yorker households that speak a language other than English.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

May12

CANCELLED: Movies and Music Under the Stars: Sparkle (2012)

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day early with the Black Rock Coalition Orchestra’s soulful tribute to the iconic 1976 musical drama Sparkle, followed by a screening of the 2012 remake.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Dance, Film, Mother's Day, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May12

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Pixels

at Bloomingdale Park, Staten Island

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film. Aliens attack Earth using '80s video-game characters, forcing a group of gamers…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Deep

at Samuel Seabury Playground, Manhattan

7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment for a free film! A young octopus and his pals embark on a journey across the ocean to find a new…
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

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