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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 April 24, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Sunday, May 27, 2018

May27

Birding

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May27

Introducing…The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society - Monarchs of the Bug-Kingdom

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the life cycles of insects with a focus on how caterpillars morph into moths and butterflies. We will also learn how to can support our local pollinators while we're at home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments! This sport is played by two blindfolded teams using a ball with bells to score goals against their opponent.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May27

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May27

Outdoor Skills: Food Sources

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Whether you are preparing for an extended journey through the woods or just want to be more prepared for any situation, an outdoor skills program is the perfect fit for you.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May27

Staten Island 1680-2018: Historic Houses of Conference House Park

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Located at the southernmost point of New York State, this park houses four historic buildings that trace the history of the borough over the course of three centuries.
Category: Education, History, Hiking
Free!

May27

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Don headphones and party on the pier with hundreds of all-ages revelers at this Quiet Clubbing event featuring two live DJs spinning tunes of different genres.
Category: Accessible, Education, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Astronomy
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Summer on the Hudson: Mamapalooza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Fierce feminist families celebrate all mamas and the people who love them at our annual festival featuring music, family-focused vendors, wellness activities, face painting, art, and activism.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May27

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May27

Spring Garden Walk

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On our nature hikes, you can take an hour to unplug from the world and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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