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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 18, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Sunday, May 14, 2017

May14

World's Fair History Walking Tour: Mother's Day Edition

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Take your World's Best Mom on our World's Fair Walking Tour on Mother's Day. Everyone is welcome, and we'll have a free chocolate rose for every mom who takes the tour (while supplies last).
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May14

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May14

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters. Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.—5 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
May14

Discovery Hike: Spring Beauties

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate NYC Wildflower Week by joining Greenbelt educators to search for spring beauties and other wildflowers along the trails.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

May14

Summer on the Hudson: Rail Yard History Tour

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join an informative walking tour of Riverside Park South with rail-history expert Tom Flagg.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May14

Mother's Day Brunch

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Celebrate the mothers in your life at a festive Mother's Day Brunch in historic Wave Hill House.
Category: Mother's Day, Food

Must See
Event
May14

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May14

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May14

Family Nature Walk

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
May14

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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