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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

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
May 2

It's My Park at Sherry Dog Run

at Sherry Park (in Sherry Dog Run), Queens

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of the Sherry Park Dog Run to help clean, weed and plant at Sherry Park. Volunteers are also needed to paint benches.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Powell Street Garden Fruit Tree Giveaway

at Powell Street Livonia Garden (in ), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Please come to the garden for a free fruit tree, while supplies last.
Free!

May 2

First Quincy Garden: Spring Kickoff & 14th Anniversary

at First Quincy St. Block Association (in ), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please join the First Quincy GreenThumb garden for a spring kickoff event, with garden cleanup, flower sale and planting, children's arts & crafts, and more.
Category: Festivals
Free!

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
Free!

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Event
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
Free!

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
Free!

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
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
Free!

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
Free!

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