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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

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May 23

Seasonal Explorers: Sensational Spring

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Get to know the outdoors this spring season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories and hikes (weather permitting). This mini-series will consist…
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking

Best For
Kids
May 23

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 23

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

May 23

Redesign Javits Playground with Storefront Science

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Recreate Javits Playground by adding more slides, swings, or a new basketball court! Learn how to fit all your new additions by using science and math with Dr. A!
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 23

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

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

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