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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 23, 2015

May 23

GreenThumb Workshop: Beneficial Insects

at Tranquility Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Want to attract native bees, butterflies and other pollinators? Come and learn how to do so.
Category: Nature
Free!

May 23

Upper River Paddle

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Canoe through the Bronx River Forest, New York Botanical Garden, and the Bronx Zoo.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

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May 23

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Herbert Von King Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 23

UCC Youth Farm: Annual Plant Sale

at UCC Youth Farm, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up seedlings like bitter melon, hot peppers, seasoning peppers, thick leaf calalloo, and collards to get your season started! Plus free seeds.
Free!

May 23

It's My Park Under the Urban Tree Canopy

at Frederick Douglass Circle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help plant, mulch, and support an ongoing Street Tree Stewardship service project.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 23

Family Art Project: Wave Hill Celebration Parade

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come bring your thanks and spirit to the Family Art Project, where we’ll be making simple flower shakers and leafy costumes.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 23

World's Fair Train Show

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
All aboard! Watch working G scale model trains make their merry way through an outdoor display that includes a miniature of the World’s Fair Unisphere.
Category: History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 23

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

May 23

Summer on the Hudson: Dance for Seniors

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Dances for a Variable Population master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company, lead VARIABLE POP, a dance workshop for seniors of all ages and…
Category: Accessible, Dance, Festivals, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May 23

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Our trained Urban Park Rangers will lead you on canoe adventures that range from the gentle waters of protected lakes to the challenging open waters of rivers and bays.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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