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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 30, 2015

May30

Ceramic Sensations

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Visitors will create with clay and the resulting low relief sculptures will then be fired, glazed and assembled along with mosaic glass into a dynamic community-made mural installation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

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!

May30

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May30

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!

May30

It's My Park at Albemarle Playground

at Albemarle Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Singing Winds to help clean, rake, and weed Albermarle Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

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
May30

NYRR Youth Running Series at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:15 a.m.
Give your kids a chance to enjoy spring road racing at the NYRR Youth Running Series at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K.
Category: Fitness, Kids

Best For
Kids
May30

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

May30

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May30

Strawberry Festival

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be entertainment, crafts, games, inflatables, music, tattoo artist, face painting, strawberry eating contest, carnival games, and much more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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