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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 3, 2014

May 3

Volunteering in Northern Forests

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Help remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 3

Spring Wine Festival in the Native Plant Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
During this oenophile's weekend, join us for a flight of palate-pleasing local wines from New York State vintners while experts on winemaking and viticulture…
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Food

May 3

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

May 3

Chair Exercise

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

May 3

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May 3

Tunisian Crochet Beginners

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

May 3

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing - no water needed!
Category: Education, Nature, Father's Day, Fishing
Free!

May 3

GreenThumb Workshop: Plant Starts Giveaway

at Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join GreenThumb to get your vegetable transplants at our annual giveaway, plus free tips on square foot gardening.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May 3

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

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May 3

It's My Park Day at Travers Park

at 78th street entrance (in Travers Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of the Travers Park and Jackson Heights Beatification Group to help clean the park, and paint benches.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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