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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 2,571 events
from May 27, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Sunday, May 27, 2018

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

Miguel's Summer Kick Off

at Fantasy Forest Amusement Park (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer starts...NOW! Celebrate fun in the sun with your host DJ Miguel to live music, dance contests, fun games, and awe-inspiring magic shows!
Category: Accessible, Dance, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

Performance and Potluck: Amirtha Kidambi and Jessica Pavone with Supper from Flux Iron Chefs

at Windmill Community Garden, Queens

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
As part of the Wilder LIC Exhibition, Flux Factory will host two performances from artists in the exhibition and potluck afternoons at the Windmill Community Garden.
Category: Art, Food
Free!

May27

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May27

CANCELLED: Movies Under the Stars: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

at The Painter's Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
This family comedy tells the story of two pranksters named George and Harold, who hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Monday, May 28, 2018

May28

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May28

Central Park Tour: Discovery Walk for Families: Towering Trees

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take a hike through the North Woods and learn how to tell a maple from an oak! Discover how trees - from seeds and leaves to logs - contribute to the health of an urban park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May28

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

May28

Central Park Tour: Memorial Walk

at Maine Monument (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join tour guides on this walk through Central Park, and through time, to see how generations of New Yorkers have used the park as a place to remember and honor our veterans.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May28

Memorial Day in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance this Memorial Day for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the 1912 Carousel.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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