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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 May 27, 2017 to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 27, 2017

May27

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Printmaking in the Park: Mobile Print Power

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join Mobile Print Power for a multilingual drawing and silk screen printing session to create images for an upcoming public artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Omar's Summer Blast-Off Party at Forest Park Carousel

at Forest Park Carousel (in Forest Park), Queens

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Every Saturday during the Summer, Forest Park Carousel offers free kid-friendly entertainment. The performances are at 2:00pm and 4:00pm. About Forest Parkā€¦
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Bryant Park Presents: Shakespeare - The Merry Wives of Windsor

at Bryant Park Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Friday performances are part of Bryant Park Presents's Friday Picnics, featuring over 100 blankets free to borrow, food vendors, and beer and wine also available for purchase.
Category: Games, Theater, Free Summer Theater, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Ranger's Choice: Twilight Canoe Adventure (Advanced)

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Enjoy an evening canoeing as the twilight turns into evening. Registration is required.
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

May27

Movies Under the Stars: Monsters University

at Underhill Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mike and Sulley attend Monsters University and start a rivalry that puts their education in danger in this prequel set before they were both star employees at Monsters, Inc.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Sing

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater...
Category: Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Coach Carter

at Broadway and Wayne Street (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
A former scholastic basketball star and self-made businessman returns to his alma mater to oversee the school's undisciplined hoops team.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Movies Under the Stars: Ice Age: Collision Course

at Playground 89, Manhattan

8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Manny, Diego, and Sid join up with Buck to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, May 28, 2017

May28

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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