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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 16, 2015

May16

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!

May16

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, Kids, Hiking

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May16

Help the Garden Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us as we pitch in and volunteer with seasonal maintenance projects at the garden.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May16

Natural Dyes and Herb Sachets

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to turn kitchen scraps into dyes using natural ingredients such as onion skins and turmeric. Dye your own herb sachet and, once it dries, fill it with a custom blend of…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature
Free!

May16

GreenThumb: Plant Starts Giveaway

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb and flower transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square foot gardening. All supplies are for registered GreenThumb gardens only and are available…
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Audubon Playground

at Audubon Playground, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Audubon Park for a morning of painting, sweeping, weeding, and planting at Audubon Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Riverside Oval Greenstreet

at Riverside Oval Greenstreet, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Riverside Oval Association. Volunteers will be planting, mulching, weeding and cleaning up at Riverside Oval.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at J. Hood Wright Park

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of J. Hood Wright Park to help with planting and spring maintenance. We look forward to a great day of gardening at J. Hood Wright Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

at Augustus Saint Gaudens Playground (in Augustus St. Gaudens Playground), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come join in as it's time for Augustus St. Gaudens Playground's Spring Green and Clean!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at St. Vartan Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, join Friends of St. Vartan Park, local residents and some boy scouts for its Spring It's My Park project.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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