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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 18, 2013

May18

It's My Park Day at Riverside Oval

at Riverside Oval Greenstreet, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Come out to the Riverside Oval to prepare the space for the summer months.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Enjoy free yoga on the waterfront! Kripalu Yoga integrates body postures, breathing techniques, relaxation and meditation, taught by Monique Schubert and Yojaida Estrella every weekend.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May18

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

May18

GreenThumb Plant Starts Giveaway

at Brooklyn Kingsboro Psychiatric Hospital's Urban Oasis, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Tour Kingsboro Psychiatric Hospital's Urban Oasis program facilities and learn about their horticulture therapy project.
Category: Education
Free!

May18

Home School History Day 2013

at Van Cortlandt House Museum (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit Van Cortlandt House Museum for Home School History Day May 18th, 2013. Experience life in the 18th century presented by living historians. Meet George Washington & Ben Franklin!
Category: Education, History, Kids

Must See
Event
May18

It's My Parks Day

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt staff and help us remove invasive plants and plant trees in High Rock Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Soundview Park

at Lafayette & Morrison Avenues (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It’s My Park Day, volunteers are needed for cleanup and tree care projects at Soundview Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Fitness, Kids, Theater, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Learn to Ride: Owl's Head Park

at Owl's Head Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks and Bike New York present the Learn to Ride program, providing free bike riding classes for children.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids

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