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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

May 16

It's My Park at Travers Park

at 78th Street Entrance (in Travers Park), Queens

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of the Travers Park to help clean, paint, prune shrubs, mulch and prepare the green space for the warmer months ahead.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Turtle Playground

at Turtle Playground, Queens

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Green Earth Urban Gardeners, Inc. to help clean, scrape, and repaint fencing and related equipments at Turtle Playground starting at 9:30 a.m.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

Seasonal Explorers: Sensational Spring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Get to know the outdoors this spring season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories and hikes (weather permitting). This mini-series will consist…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking

Best For
Kids
May 16

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 16

Arts & Crafts and Games for Kids

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Participants will enjoy arts & crafts, sand art, and different games. Appropriate for ages 5 and up.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 16

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

May 16

Shape Up NYC: Zumba at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, international and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 16

CANCELLED: Arts, Crafts, and Game Day with Princess for Lifetime

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Participants will enjoy arts and crafts, as well as games and activities using sand art, paper crafts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 16

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, North Woods (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 16

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 for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

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