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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 September 10, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May28

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May28

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

The Friends of Kivlehan Park Presents Bike & Portable Electronics Registration

at Sandy Memorial Garden (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Protect your portable electronics and bicycles, and obtain an Operation Safe Child card.
Category: Volunteer, Talks
Free!

May28

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Commit to be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of races, games, obstacle courses, Zumba & spin demonstrations, and more! All ages welcome!
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Performances

at Acropolis (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
See an improvised live performance of a penny mosaic, a performance based on divination practices, and a live weaving of the Liberian flag using plastic bags and tablecloths.
Category: Art, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

May28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May28

Community Rowing

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Explore the south end of the Bronx River in one of Rocking the Boat's handmade wooden boats.
Category: Nature, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May28

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May28

Skats the Clown Show at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park

at Fantasy Shore Amusement Park (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Every Saturday during the summer months, Fantasy Shore Amusement Park offers free kid-friendly entertainment.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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