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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 7, 2016

May 7

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

May 7

Kids Learn to Ride a Bike with Bike NY

at 35th Street Playground (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This class is open to children ages 5 - 13. Each participant must attend with a legal guardian.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

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May 7

Storefront Science: Urban Naturalist

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the park’s trees and wildlife through enriching games that highlight plant identification and animal behaviors.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

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.
Summer on the Hudson partners with Barnard College for an evening celebrating women in music. See performances by some of the finest from NYC colleges and universities.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, Free Summer Concerts, Seniors
Free!

May 7

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

May 7

Movies Under the Stars: Creed

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

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! This movie is held outdoors. The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa…
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May 7

Movies Under The Stars: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us! Movie begins at dusk.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Movies Under the Stars: Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club

at Linden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day early at this screening of Tyler Perry's The Single Moms Club.
Category: Film, Mother's Day, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

May 8

Japan Run (4M)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture at this four-mile race in Central Park, now in its 10th year.
Category: Festivals, Sports

May 8

NYRR Open Run: Marine Park

at Carmine Carro Community Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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