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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 14, 2017

May14

Family Art Project: Fabric Frames and Lavender Sachets for Mom

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make a special gift for mom!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Mother's Day

Best For
Kids
May14

Mother’s Day Brunch in the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Treat mom to a delicious farm-to-table brunch at Queens Botanical Garden!
Category: Mother's Day

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

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

Sunday Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the opportunity to learn Taoist Tai Chi, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Waterfront
Free!

May14

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May14

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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

Basic Canoeing

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Basic canoeing is great for all skill levels. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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May14

The Uni Project and HYPOTHEkids at Sara D. Roosevelt Park - Hester Street

at Hester Street Crossing (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come explore ants and specimens through microscopes and magnifying glasses at a portable science lab.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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