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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 1, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 28, 2016

May 28

Waterfront Garden Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join an experienced member of Randall's Island Park Alliance's horticulture department to learn about the flowers growing along the water’s edge.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 28

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May 28

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
May 28

Read Aloud and Book Giveaway

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance and the Brooklyn Reading Council for a day of education and fun at the Lefferts Historic House, featuring a special read-aloud and book giveaway event.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 28

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 28

Concert: The Sweet Sorrow

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come be enchanted by early music for harps, and voices heralding from the Celtic Isles at our “Music at Morris-Jumel” series spring opener.
Category: Concerts

May 28

Family Camping: Bronx

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
To enter your family in the lottery, visit nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, May 18.
Category: Nature, Family Camping
Free!

May 28

Movies Under the Stars: Jurassic World

at The Crotona Park Amphitheater (in Crotona Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Everything is going well until the park's newest attraction—a genetically-modified, giant stealth killing machine—escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.
Category: Film, Theater, Free Summer Movies
Free!

May 28

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. Participants must have prior canoe experience. Registation required
Category: Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

Sunday, May 29, 2016

May 29

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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