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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 11, 2013

May11

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games
Free!

May11

Bryant Park Reading Room

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word - under the London Plane trees - in the open-air Reading Room.
Free!

May11

Fabulous Flowers

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
April showers have certainly brought May flowers. Learn about the flowers that brighten up our days.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Mother's Day, Wildflower Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
May11

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.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!

May11

On A Wing: International Migratory Bird Day

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Did you know that Central Park is part of the Atlantic Flyway and a vital resting stop for migratory birds each year? Learn how the Conservancy manages the Park as a habitat for these birds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

May11

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.
Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of our waterways on every fishing program.
Category: Nature
Free!

May11

Mother's Day Weekend Picnic in the Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take Mom to lunch at QBG! Pack a picnic basket or a brown-bag lunch and spend a delightful afternoon in the Crabapple Orchard in the Arboretum. Afterwards, take a stroll…
Category: Nature, Mother's Day, Food

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Event
May11

Bronx Week Tours

at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May11

Ride The Carousel in Prospect Park

at The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take a ride on the Park's beautiful 101 year-old carousel.
Category: Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May11

Hands-on History: A Garden for Mary

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Mary and Rufus King loved their gardens at King Manor. Help plant a vegetable garden at the museum in honor of Mary and watch the vegetables grow throughout the summer!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History
Free!

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