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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 31, 2014

May31

Fitness Fun Day

at Merrick and Baisley Boulevards (in Roy Wilkins Recreation Center), Queens

12:00 p.m.
Activities include Tug of War, tennis, karate, Zumba, potato sack races, and more!
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
May31

GreenThumb Workshop: Community Composting Operations - Scaling Up

at Earth Matter - Compost Learning Center, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Tour the Earth Matter composting system on Governor’s Island and learn advanced composting techniques, such as forced aeration and browns recipe, from fellow gardeners and compost experts.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May31

Bryant Park Reading Room: Kids - Clifford

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Reading, writing, and literary happenings related to the written word-under the London plane trees-in the open-air Reading Room.
Category: Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

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!

May31

Learn to Ride: West Harlem Piers Park

at Bike path at 135th St., Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 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
May31

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

May31

Fitness Bootcamp

at Alley Athletic (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join in! Bootcamp is a total body workout that helps muscle tone, improve strengh and endurance while keeping the heart rate up…
Category: Fitness
Free!

May31

Adaptive Sports Program (S.P.A.R.E.S.)

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn adaptive sports basics! The program welcomes kids with a disability ages 5 and up.
Category: Accessible, Kids, Sports, Celebrating the World Cup

Best For
Kids
May31

Bryant Park Kids Time: Game Social

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Though kids games are available whenever we are open, the Kids Time Game Social lets the little ones enjoy games geared especially towards them.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Walk from the Dairy to Belvedere Castle and see how the Park's interwoven landscapes began as a series of images envisioned by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux.
Category: History, Tours

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