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Saturday, May 4, 2013

May 4

NYC Compost Project in Queens: Compost Tabling at Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 59th St & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the NYC Compost Project in Queens at Earth Day Rockaway.
Category: Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

May 4

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 4

VW Dome 2: 7th Annual Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the NYC Parks Department for a day of fun at the VW Dome 2 and by the Rockaway beach with free activities and programs for families and kids of all ages.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 4

It's My Park Day at Chelsea Recreation Center

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the community to help plant flowers at Chelsea Recreation Center for It's My Park Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May 4

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 4

Wave Hill Family Walk: Spring in Full Swing

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Check out the hustle and bustle of activity as insects, spiders, birds, snails and other garden creatures "spring" into action on a stroll through garden and woodlands…
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
May 4

Planting and Lawn Maintenance: Spring Kick–off

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Help us kick-off our spring season of volunteering in Sherman Creek Park and along the Harlem River Esplanade at the height of our cherry tree bloom.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 4

Lefferts Historic House-2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

May 4

It's My Park Day at Valentino Pier

at Valentino Pier, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Red Hook Boaters, for free kayaking and a volunteer orientation. Like almost all of Red Hook, the motto of this year's group is "Relaunch."
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

Craft Workshop with the QBG Craft Group

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the art of using pressed flowers from the expert hands of QBG's Craft Group and make a Mother's Day card and bookmark.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day

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