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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 4, 2013

May 4

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!

May 4

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!

May 4

It's My Park Day at Sumner Playground

at Sumner Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join Mentors Organized Means Victory for Everyone (M.O.V.E.) to paint benches and handball courts.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May 4

It's My Park Day At Owl's Head Park with Shore Road Parks Conservancy

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 a.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the East Coast Kruzers, Owl's Head Horticulture Group, (GEC) Guild for Exceptional Children and other groups, as they prepare garden beds for planting.
Category: Nature, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

On A Wing: Ladybugs

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn about ladybugs, their role in Central Park's ecology, where you can spot them, and how The Lost Ladybug Project is helping recover their lost populations with your help!
Category: Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

May 4

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day with the Urban Park Rangers

at Pats Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks and beaches.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Event
May 4

Volunteer Opportunity - Carousel Opening Day

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Greenbelt staff and assist with crafts, games and face painting during opening day celebration.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 4

NYC Compost Project in Queens: Compost Tabling at Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 59th St & Boardwalk (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the NYC Compost Project in Queens at Earth Day Rockaway.
Category: Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

May 4

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
May 4

VW Dome 2: 7th Annual Earth Day Rockaway

at Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the NYC Parks Department for a day of fun at the VW Dome 2 and by the Rockaway beach with free activities and programs for families and kids of all ages.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Kids
Free!

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