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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 4, 2013

May 4

Bryant Park: Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music. $2 per ride, or buy a discount card to enjoy 10…
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids
May 4

Shape Up NYC: Yoga

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Yoga class each week.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 4

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a game break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From scrabble and mancala to dominoes and more.
Category: Games
Free!

May 4

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games
Free!

May 4

Bryant Park Reading Room

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word - under the London Plane trees - in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

May 4

It's My Park Day at Sumner Playground

at Sumner Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join Mentors Organized Means Victory for Everyone (M.O.V.E.) to paint benches and handball courts.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May 4

It's My Park Day At Owl's Head Park with Shore Road Parks Conservancy

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 a.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the East Coast Kruzers, Owl's Head Horticulture Group, (GEC) Guild for Exceptional Children and other groups, as they prepare garden beds for planting.
Category: Nature, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

On A Wing: Ladybugs

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about ladybugs, their role in Central Park's ecology, where you can spot them, and how The Lost Ladybug Project is helping recover their lost populations with your help!
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

May 4

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day with the Urban Park Rangers

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and beaches.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

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May 4

Volunteer Opportunity - Carousel Opening Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt staff and assist with crafts, games and face painting during opening day celebration.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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