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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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from May 17, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Hands-On History: Papier-Mache

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create papier mache bowls inspired by the ceramic works of art made by Dave the Potter, an early African-American artist.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

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!

May 6

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
May 6

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!

May 6

Meet the Artist: Borinquen Gallo

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The artist Borinquen Gallo discusses her installation, an imaginary hive interior informed by Wave Hill’s beehives.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 6

Walking Tour of Jamaica

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
King Manor’s caretaker and longtime Jamaica resident Roy Fox will lead a walking tour of the neighborhood.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Meet Birds of Prey

at East 16th Road to East 18th Road on Cross Bay Boulevard (in Broad Channel Park), 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 hunter on the planet.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Opening Reception: Botany and Beauty: Artists Celebrate the Plants of Snug Harbor

at Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art (Building C) (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Support your favorite local artists in Botany and Beauty, a group show celebrating art inspired by Snug Harbor’s gardens, plants, and flowers.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May 6

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic Park

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Genetically-engineered dinos run amok on a remote island.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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