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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 3, 2014

May 3

Learn to Ride: Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Randall's Island Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Activities include face painting, kite flying, origami, traditional Japanese drumming performance, cherry blossom tea tasting and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Volunteering in Northern Forests

at Woodlawn Playground (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location, Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Help remove invasive plants and plant native trees and shrubs.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 3

Shoelace Park 10K Fun Run Walk

at East 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Shoelace Park and the Bronx River Alliance for their annual Shoelace Park 10K Fun Run Walk.
Category: Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness

May 3

Learn to Ride: Juniper Valley Park

at Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Learn to Ride: Pelham Bay Park

at Ryan Stadium Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Chair Exercise

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

May 3

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Spring Wine Festival in the Native Plant Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
During this oenophile's weekend, join us for a flight of palate-pleasing local wines from New York State vintners while experts on winemaking and viticulture…
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Food

May 3

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

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