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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 12, 2018

May12

Historic New York: The High Bridge and Old Croton Aqueduct

at West 174 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn more of the significance of NYC's oldest standing bridge and the history of the city's first water supply system.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May12

Summer on the Hudson: Play Dates!

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us at this fun family-friendly outdoor party featuring a children’s entertainer, arts and crafts, and neighborhood fun!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Family Painting: Celebrate Mother's Day

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for step-by-step instruction with our experienced enthusiastic artist, Erica Serrano. Come ready to paint and have a great time with family or make a new friend! …
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Mother's Day
Free!

May12

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May12

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May12

Floral Design Workshop: Mother’s Day Bouquet

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For mom or with mom! Learn the art of hand-gathering bouquets for afresh-from-the-garden look. Each participant will take a bouquet home. All flowers and materials provided.
Category: Accessible, Education, Mother's Day

May12

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

May12

Arts, Culture & Fun: Alvin Flythe Quartet

at Andrew Haswell Green Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
A professional musician for over 50 years, Queens-born saxophonist / multi-instrumentalist Alvin Flythe has worked with Duke Ellington, Roy Haynes, Little Jimmy Scott and the Gap Band.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Seniors
Free!

May12

Summer on the Hudson: Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music

at Crabapple Grove North (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

5:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Barnard College & SOH present an evening of performances celebrating women in music with some of finest musicians from NYC colleges and universities.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals
Free!

May12

Exhibition Opening: El Dorado / The New 49ers

at Lewis H Latimer House, Queens This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
El Dorado is an art installation presented by Lewis H. Latimer House Museum that pays tribute to the 49% of New Yorker households that speak a language other than English.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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