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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 Peretz Square

at Peretz Square, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Friends of Peretz Square for their spring clean-up day, as they plant flowers for all walking Houston Street to enjoy.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at John F. Murray Playground

at Murray Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join STOKED at John F. Murray Playground. The group will be cleaning the playground area, painting the handball court and the park benches.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May18

Family Nature Crafts

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Lefferts Historic House-2nd Floor Tours

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

May18

Freshkills Park Hike (Moderate)

at Wilde & Melvin Avenues (in Schmul Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Yearn for adventure? Join the Freshkills Park Staff as we hike areas we are developing into new parkland on Staten Island.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Washington Square Park

at Washington Square Arch (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, neighborhood residents will be coming out to do a spring clean and do some planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at Sara D Roosevelt Park (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, the Sara D. Roosevelt Park coalition members invite you to help do a clean-up and planting in the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

NYC Wildflower Week Tour

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Discover natives in the woodland and perennial gardens and the beautiful fragrance walk.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Essential Herbs Container Workshop at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
You don't need a plot of land to grow your own herbs.
Category: Education, Nature

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