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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

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
Free!

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May 6

POSTPONED new date TBA: 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
Free!

Monday, May 7, 2018

May 7

NYC Senior Games Torch Relay

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Cheer on this year's runners in the NYC Senior Games Torch Relay.
Category: Sports, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May 7

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition - 1978: The NYC Parks/New York Times Photo Project

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This colorful exhibit features more than 60 photographs taken during the New York City newspaper strike from August to November 1978.
Category: Art, History, Seniors
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Linden Park

at Linden Park House (in Linden Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Man Up Inc to beautify Linden Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 7

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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