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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 2, 2015

May 2

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! This spring, the Playground Improvement Project (PIP) of the New York Junior League invites you to join them…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Shape Up NYC Zumba

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Combining Latin, international and popular music with dance moves that create an aerobic workout. This class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt…
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 2

Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Compete to see who can throw the most accurate, hit the farthest, and run the fastest! This event, open to youth ages 7-14, is sponsored by the MLB.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May 2

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

May 2

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 2

Elements Art Expo NYC

at Conference House Park, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The art scholar and novice alike will delight in finding art along the trails, by the shore and on the open green of the park, in the large tent as well as the Conference House.
Category: Nature, Art, Festivals, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

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May 2

East New York Gardens: Spring Open House

at Clara's Garden (in ), Brooklyn, Floral Vineyard (in ), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Build your garden's membership or go to your local community garden and find out how to get involved. Stop by to see cooking demos, meet GreenThumb staff, enjoy a snack…
Free!

May 2

Tree Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees as part of the Million TreesNYC initiative!
Category: Nature
Free!

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