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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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Sunday, May 31, 2015

May 31

It's My Park at American Playground

at American Playground, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteer for a day of planting and cleaning to show your love for American Playground
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 31

Natural Areas Exploration Day and Audubon Spring Migration Walk

at Randalls Island Natural Areas (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come explore Randall’s Island’s wetlands and other natural areas. All ages are welcome. Learn from natural areas experts and explore the island’s diverse plant and animal communities.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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May 31

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at Bartell-Pritchard Circle, Prospect Park, Brooklyn, 11215

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

May 31

John Muir Trail Volunteer Day

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The John Muir Trail Volunteer Day begins with the removal of invasive plants and the planting of native trees and shrubs.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 31

Family Art Project: Telling Nature and Family Stories

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by visiting artist and performance artist Jesus Benavente and Family Art Project storyteller Rama Mandel, we celebrate storytelling at the Family Art Project and in our own lives.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 31

TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at W110th St and Lenox Ave, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer, TreesCount! 2015
Free!

May 31

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

May 31

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please note: Registration has ended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 31

Marine Ecology: Seining and the Shore

at American Ballfields, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Seining programs, which use nets to catch fish and crustaceans close to shore, are great for kids of all ages.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 31

Horseshoe Crabs

at Plumb Beach, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
May through June is mating and egg-laying season; this will be your best opportunity to view them up close.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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