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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

Bronx Green Up Workshop: Building a Community Garden

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us in building the Rivers Run Community Garden, a new garden located along the Hutchinson River.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Tai Chi Chuan

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness

May 2

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Crispus Attucks Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Family Art Project: Ephemeral Creatures in Clay

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist Roxanne Jackson as she shows you how to use wash-away, air-dry clay to sculpt mythological creatures. Give them character with a touch of color or some natural…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Birding: Spring Migration

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best birding spots within the park today as we celebrate all things that fly as part of the annual On A Wing festival.
Category: Birding, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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