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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

Natural Dyes and Herb Sachets

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to turn kitchen scraps into dyes using natural ingredients such as onion skins and turmeric. Dye your own herb sachet and, once it dries, fill it with a custom blend of…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at St. Vartan Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, join Friends of St. Vartan Park, local residents and some boy scouts for its Spring It's My Park project.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Fred Samuel Playground

at Samuel Playground (in Fred Samuel Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join Save a Park to Save a Child for their annual Spring Clean-Up event as they conduct a general clean-up and paint in Fred Samuel Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Bennett Park

at Bennett Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bennett Park Community Alliance to help clean and plant in garden beds around the park. We look forward to a great day of cleaning up!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

Bronx River Ramble

at Whiteplains and Gunhill Roads, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the historic communities of Wakefield, Williamsbridge, and Woodlawn on this walking tour.
Category: History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Owl's Head Park Horticulture Group of the Shore Road Park Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Owl's Head Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Gully Park & Mosholu Parkland

at Webster House, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bedford Mosholu Community Association. Join in to help with projects on this unique stretch of parkland. They will spend…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

Help the Garden Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we pitch in and volunteer with seasonal maintenance projects at the garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 16

GreenThumb: Plant Starts Giveaway

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in Hattie Carthan Community Garden), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb and flower transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square foot gardening. All supplies are for registered GreenThumb gardens only and are available…
Free!

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