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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 27, 2017 to April 15, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert, followed by crafting a flower pot pop-up card.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May20

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May20

Paper Arts and Crafts: Sun and Moon in Warm and Cool Colors

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot Festival

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson and Kindred Arts create a family-friendly gathering of community, cultures, and music lovers of all ages.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Wavelengths: Poetry and Prose Reading

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Wavelengths is a reading of poetry and prose by Queens Writers’ Lab that explores the interplay between secret and illuminated spaces and how the unseen is made manifest.
Category: Accessible, Art, Talks
Free!

May20

Ranger's Choice: Hunter Island Sunset Hike

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Witness the wonder of sunset with the largest park in New York City as your backdrop. Registration Required for this program.
Category: Hiking
Free!

May20

Wildlife Viewing: Nocturnal Wildlife

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan 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, Wildlife
Free!

May20

Movies Under the Stars: Little Big League

at Lamberts Lane and Arlene Street (in Father Macris Park), Staten Island

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A 12 year old is named the new owner of the Minnesota Twins in his grandfather's will. He designates himself as the team manager in an attempt to turn the perennially losing squad around.
Category: Film, Best for Kids, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Movie Under the Stars: Kubo and the Two Strings

at Bowne Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
A young Japanese boy embarks on a journey to learn the truth about his missing father.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

May20

Movie Under the Stars: Alice Through The Looking Glass

at Bowne Playground, Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Alice journeys into the past in order to save the Mad Hatter's family. Elsewhere, the deposed Red Queen also attempts to go back in time and heal old wounds.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

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