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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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Saturday, May 2, 2015

May 2

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 2

Nature Walk and Bird Watching at Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave and welcome them back at this spring bird watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Tours
Free!

May 2

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at Kissena Corridor Park

at Rachel Carson Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy for a general cleanup along Colden Ave.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Compete to see who can throw the most accurate, hit the farthest, and run the fastest! This event, open to youth ages 7-14, is sponsored by the MLB.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Carousel Opening Day Celebration and Free Tree Giveaway!

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Million Trees Free Tree Giveaway will take place in the morning from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Then from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm come and celebrate the Carousel for all Children’s Sweet…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May 2

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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