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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 12, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Sunday, May 22, 2016

May22

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
May22

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May22

Central Park Tour: Seneca Village

at 85th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Seneca Village was an important community of predominantly African-American property owners, living in an area that now makes up part of Central Park.
Category: Education, History, Tours

May22

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
May22

Triennial Talks: Staten Island As Community

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Triennial artists discuss working with the diverse communities of Staten Island. Q&A to follow. Free with museum admission. RSVP to 718-816-4506 x10 or info@aliceausten.org.…
Category: Art, Talks

May22

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

at Manhattan (in Corlears Hook Park), Manhattan

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances…
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May22

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 one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

May22

'Corona: The Early Years' Book Talk

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn about Corona's neighborhood development in the mid-1800s, the history of the National Race Course, and the impact of the Tiffany Glass Company.
Category: History, Talks

May22

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Star Trek (2009)

at William E. Kelly Memorial Park (in Kelly Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment on the Starship, Enterprise!
Category: Film, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Monday, May 23, 2016

May23

Exhibition: Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman showcases the work of two artists that use natural plant pigments in their artwork.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

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