May 18 - 25 is the week set aside for outdoor games. The spring is the right time for organizing outdoor activities with family and friends, and, since Memorial Day weekend coming up, backyard games can keep everyone happy while the hamburgers and hot dogs cook on the grill.
There's a Pinterest board from last year's National Backyard Games Week that can get you going, or use "outdoor games" as a search term to come up with boards such as this one.
Better yet, come to the library to borrow one of these books of games and other outdoor activities:
And while you're at it, we have plenty of grilling cookbooks, too!