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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 19, 2018

May19

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

May19

Family Day

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member I. Daneek Miller for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Traditions Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's a weekend full of food, music, art, and crafts in Jamaica from the 18th century to modern times, with all the wonderful different cultures in our community!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Art, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

POSTPONED: Arts, Culture & Fun: CONSUMATA

at Lafayette Avenue and Edgewater Road (in Hunts Point Riverside Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
This event has been postponed to Saturday, May 26 due to weather.
Category: Accessible, Education, Concerts, Nature, History, Theater, Kayaking and Canoeing, Seniors
Free!

May19

Nature Walk: Plants for Bird-Friendly Gardens

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill with Tod Winston, Manager of National Audubon’s Plants for Birds program, to see native plants that provide food, cover, & nesting sites for the local avian population.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Marvelous Mushrooms

at Campos Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This class offers a peek into the fungi kingdom at large and addresses DIY indoor growing and cultivation methods with the option to transfer your fungi to your outdoor garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

May19

CANCELLED: Kayak the Bay

at Little Bay Park Kayak/Canoe Launch Site (in Little Bay Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Waterfront Alliance for a unique experience as you navigate your way through Little Bay's scenic views.
Category: Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May19

Illustrating Birds

at Highland Avenue Entrance (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for Nature's Workshop series. All supplies will be provided.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May19

CANCELLED: Family Day

at Turtle Playground, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled due to rain. New date: June 9.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Malcolm X Birthday Celebration

at Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The Hancock Community Backyard Garden Park presents a celebration to civil rights hero Malcolm X, featuring an afternoon of information and documentaries about his life and work.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Film, History, Food
Free!

Must See
Event

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