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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 8, 2016

May 8

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

May 8

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

May 8

Concert: Treasure Hunting in the Middle Ages

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Ensemble Concerts in the Heights returns to perform the music of Gesualdo, Guillame de Machaut, and Hildegard Von Bingen.Advanced registration is required.
Category: Concerts

May 8

Ode to My Mom

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Read a poem to your mom, share a poetic line about her, make your own poem collage to portrait your image of mom, or reflect on your own feelings being a mom!
Category: Accessible, Art, Mother's Day, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Garden Walk: Nature's Mothers

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day at the Morris-Jumel Mansion by exploring the grounds and gardens in search of migratory birds and other wildlife with naturalist Gabriel Willow.
Category: Birding, Nature, Mother's Day

May 8

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature
Free!

Monday, May 9, 2016

May 9

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!

May 9

Prospect Park Alliance Monday Eastside Revival

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Tasks may include raking, sweeping, path edging, and litter removal.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 9

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

May 9

Landmark at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Marking Socrates Sculpture Park’s 30th anniversary, the park presents Landmark, a series of artist commissions and projects that transforms the land both physically and symbolically.
Category: Accessible, Art, Waterfront
Free!

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