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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 21, 2016

May21

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May21

CANCELLED: Women in Comics: Sequential Storytelling

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Women in Comics in their storytelling art workshop for comics. Learn the essentials of bringing the written word to artistic life.
Category: Art
Free!

May21

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

May21

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Fleece Fun

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to Lefferts Historic House and see how wool was used on a Flatbush farm.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Bushman Steps

at Bushman Steps Garden, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Edgecombe Avenue Guerrilla Gardeners to clean up and mulch the street trees along Edgecombe Avenue.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at oneā€¦
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

May21

Behind the Lens: Fort Tryon Park

at Cloisters Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Michael Palma, travel and urban photographer, will teach lighting techniques, fill flash methods, and composition, using scenic landmarks at Fort Tryon Park and its many vistas.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May21

It's My Park at James J Walker Park

at Park Entrance (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of JJ Walker Playground to enjoy family volunteer work, kids crafts, and music at James J Walker Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Dance to Reggae, Soulful House, Disco, and Afro-Beat at this family-friendly gathering of music lovers of all ages and cultures.
Free!

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