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Weekend Fun Guide

May 19 - 20, 2018

Here are some highlights of free and low-cost things to do in our parks this weekend. For more upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar.

1. Meet NYC's pre-historic friends

horseshoe crab on the beach

Horseshoe crabs have pre-historic origins--they've been around even longer than the dinosaurs. Once a year, you can find them on our city's beaches. Join our Urban Park Rangers this weekend to learn more. Event info

2. Explore Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum's beehive

two people in protective gear open up a beehive in front of the old Wyckoff farmhouse

At this Saturday's Family Day, the museum will open a beehive so you can learn about its inner workings, and you can also explore the house--NYC's oldest! More info

3. Check out King Manor's Traditions Festival

kids learn how to make brooms outside the museum

King Manor Museum brings the 18th century to the 21st century at this weekend's food, music, and arts festival, featuring blacksmithing, broom making, hearth cooking, dressmaking, and more! Event info

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