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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

It's My Park at Col. Young Playground

at Col Charles Young Playground (in Col. Young Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Frederick Douglass Academy as they conduct a spring cleanup around the athletic fields and playground at Colonel Charles Young.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 23

It's My Park at Remsen Family Cemetery

at Remsen Family Cemetery, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help clean, weed, paint, and rake leaves at up Remsen Family Cemetery.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 23

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 NYC Parks gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 23

Soft Sculpture Creation for Children with Autism

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Attendees will use a variety of media to create plush, colorful sculptures that will be theirs to keep.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
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

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