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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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Sunday, May 17, 2015

May17

Greenbelt Trail of the Month: Blue Trail (South)

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Starting from High Rock Park to continue our exploration of the Blue trail. This hike will take us through Southwest LaTourette to the Greenbelt Nature Center. After a short rest…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

Must See
Event
May17

It's My Park with the 181st Street Beautification Project

at West 181st Street Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the West 181st St Beautification Project. Volunteers are needed to help with weeding, sweeping, and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Hutchinson River Greenway

at Hutchinson River Greenway, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Please note that registration for this event is closed.
Category: It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward. Give back to the park that gives to you by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for a It's My Park Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

Family Art Project: Shield Me with a Turtle Shell

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Marvel at the beautiful protective shell of the turtle. Use fabric and leather scraps to design and decorate a stuffed, wearable turtle-shell backpack of your own. Then wearing our…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May17

Hatha Yoga

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice. Classes are led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem Dewji and other…
Category: Fitness

May17

It's My Park at Soundview Park

at Park House (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help spring clean the Butterfly Mediation Garden and repaint the children's sprinkler area.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bicycling Basics

at Southwest Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
?Bicycle Basics is a free three hour bike class for adults and mature teens who have recently learned how to ride a bike or who want to improve their core cycling skills.
Category: Education, Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park at Golden Swan Park

at West 4th Street Courts, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join local residents in giving the garden next to West 4th Courts a spring clean and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at Astoria Park

at Charybdis Playground (in Astoria Park), Queens

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Astoria Park Alliance for some family fun as we re-imagine Charybdis Playground.
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids

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