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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 13, 2017

May13

Revolutionary New York: Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the traditions and dress of the colonial people and Native Americans who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Category: History
Free!

May13

Art Exhibition: Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County sponsored by Protectors of Pine Oak Woods, Staten Island’s land conservation organization. Come view original artwork celebrating nature…
Category: Birding, Nature, Art, Wildlife
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: Storefront Science: Wonderful Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Dr. A in examining the trees of Fort Tryon Park. Each child will recieve their own Explore Outside Your Door Tree ID kit to help identify the different trees of Fort Tryon Park!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

May13

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May13

Paper Arts and Crafts

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

May13

Meet Birds of Prey

at Beach 87th Street Playground (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This is an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: The Princess and the Frog

at Soundview Amphitheatre (in Soundview Park), Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 a.m.
Join us for a free outdoor movie! In The Princess and The Frog, a prince and a princess are transformed into frogs and seek the help of a voodoo priestess to restore their true forms.
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Doctor Strange

at Frederick Johnson Park (in Frederick Johnson Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
While on a journey of physical and spiritual healing, a brilliant neurosurgeon is drawn into the world of the mystic arts.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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