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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 16, 2015

May16

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May16

Oval Adventure Inclusion Field Day

at P/g W/ Mini Pool & Courts (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
New Yorkers of all abilities are invited to take part in a fun field day!
Category: Accessible, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May16

Butterfly Project NYC: Native Plant Share

at Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn more about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Nature
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground

at 2nd Avenue at 29th Street (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, come roll up your sleeves and join volunteers as they spruce up their lovely local park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at the Inwood Street Trees

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, come out to Academy Street in Inwood to help the Rose Court Tenants spruce up the street tree pits in their neighborhood.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Sol Lain Playground

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be basketball and soccer clinics, a spring clean-up of the park and kids' art activities!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Henry M. Jackson Playground

at Henry M Jackson Playground (in Henry M. Jackson Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Friends of 12 Park (aka Henry M Jackson Playground) will be hosting a fun day of kids activities, a cleanup of the park, some planting, and a basketball tournament.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Southeast Corner at Washington Market Park (in Washington Market Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
For their It's My Park project, the Friends of Washington Market Park and the Park Gardener will be having a children's planting event, inviting families to come and plant flowers!
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

It's My Park at Tappen Park

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer to help clean, rake, and beautify this local Stapleton gem.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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