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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 2, 2015

May 2

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Volunteer Event: Carousel Opening Day

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed for set-up/breakdown of the event and for assisting with activities during the event.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The cherry trees are blooming! Come join the Randall’s Island Park Alliance at our free annual Cherry Blossom Festival – all are welcomed!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

May 2

Sunset Park Mothers' Health Fair

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Mothers and others are welcome at this free health fair! Enjoy all sorts of healthy, empowering activities and information. Featuring: Therapeutic & prenatal…
Category: Festivals
Free!

May 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

May 2

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at Ranaqua Park

at Ranaqua Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Fieldston School to help clean, sweep, paint, and rake at Ranaqua Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Summer Sports Experience

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is now full. Please check out our other Summer Sports Experience sessions!
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Saturday Morning Arts and Crafts

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come join us every Saturday morning at the Conference House Visitor Center for nature-inspired arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids

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