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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

The Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Kick off the paddling season featuring canoe trips for all ages and skill levels, live music and performances, face painting, a bounce house, and more!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Kids, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Must See
May 2

Commit to Be Fit

at 134 Ave & 150 Street (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of free activities, including obstacle courses, relay races, fitness classes, healthy snacks and more! Sponsored by Council District 28, NYC Parks and Talent Youth…
Category: Fitness

May 2

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education

May 2

Learn To Ride for Kids

at Matthew P. Sapolin Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This series will not only teach childern the proper technique of riding a bike but also the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering a bike.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride

Best For
May 2

Compost Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer

May 2

The Public Theater Mobile Shakespeare Unit: Macbeth

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join Arts, Culture & Fun for a free performance of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Edward Torres and presented by The Public Theater’s Mobile Shakespeare Unit. A wicked…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks

May 2

7th Annual Chocolate Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn more about the food you love the most. Historian Ellen Schnepel and Morris-Jumel Executive Director Carol Ward will discuss all things chocolate, from the history of its…
Category: History, Food, Talks

May 2

Discover Freshkills Park: Jane's Walk

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park staff will be on hand to guide you through the history of the site as the Fresh Kills Landfill and discuss the development of new capital projects at Freshkills Park!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors

May 2

Neighborhood History Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join a historian on a walk through the neighborhood to visit significant homes and landscapes and learn about their historical connections to Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, History, Talks

May 2

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts

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