Family Art Project at Wave Hill. From wavehill.org

Free Family Events This Weekend! (May 23-25)

Family Art Project at Wave Hill. From wavehill.org
Family Art Project at Wave Hill. From wavehill.org

Have all the fun without spending a dime! For even more great options, check out our weekend planner.

Friday, May 23

Summer Movie Series: “Top Gun”
Intrepid Museum
7:30pm
A unique way to experience the ‘80’s classic “Top Gun”, while aboard an actual military aircraft carrier!  Enjoy this free feature film under the stars, and right on the flight deck.  Bring your lawn chairs, picnic basket and blanket.

Saturday, May 24

Memorial Day Fair
Sunnyside Gardens Park
12pm-5pm
Looking for ways to spend Memorial Day weekend? Check out this family friendly fair at Sunnyside Gardens Park! This all ages event will offer tons of great activities to celebrate the beginning of summer, including carnival games, bouncy castles, a rock wall, an obstacle course, and much more! Don’t miss a performance from Dixieland Band, a clown magic show, and cute booths with face painting, a kiddie nail salon, and temporary tattoo parlor for the little ones.

Sunday, May 25

Memorial Day Dance Off
West Harlem Pier
2pm-9pm
As part of the summer-long Sweet Spot Festival, a free family friendly event series, this special Memorial Day Dance Off is one stellar way to kick off your Sunday shoes! Meant to celebrate the diverse community and historical depth of Harlem, the festival and its dance off will host groovy music, yummy food, and awesome art. 

Family Art Project: Wash-Away Patio
Wave Hill
10am-1pm
Wave Hill’s visiting artist Em Rooney shows how to create your own unique 
environment for spring outdoor fun.  Using air-dry natural clay, make an inventive “patio” to take home, with fossil-like imprints and structural features.  Then leave your patio in the rain and see how it dissolves and returns to nature.  Free admission until noon

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