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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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from October 16, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

Summer on the Hudson: GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls Riders Organization & SOH celebrate the Skateboarding season with a meet and greet, open skate, girls all level learn to ride, board decorating and ending with a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate history and preservation in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

May16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May16

Hands-on History: Rufus King's Library

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Rufus King loved to read and owned over 3,500 books! Take a tour of the museum to see his library. Create a book, decorate it using a popular 19th century technique called paper…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
May16

It's My Park at Seward Park

at Seward Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join in with volunteers from the Seward Park Conservancy as they plant and do a clean up around the park!
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

It's My Park at Peretz Square

at Peretz Square, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Peretz Square for their fun spring clean-up day! They will plant shrubs and flowers for all those walking along Houston Street to enjoy!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join in the planting at the pretty Minetta Green garden! Meet neighbors, 'adopt and plant' a flower and help clean up the garden!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Drifting in Daylight

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan, The Great Hill (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Harlem Meer near Malcolm X Blvd Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan, Path around Harlem Meer (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Drifting in Daylight is a dreamy springtime pathway of art that winds through the world’s most iconic park. The multi-part art installation includes performative,…
Category: Dance, Art
Free!

May16

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

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