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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 16, 2015

May16

It's My Park! Day at Union Square

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Union Square Partnership to help make Union Square Park bloom this season! Gather your friends and family, roll up your sleeves, and pitch in to make Union Square the…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Shore Road Park (81st Street )

at 81st and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park! Please bring your own work gloves. We look forward…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May16

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Haffen Park

at Ely and Hammersely Avenues (in Haffen Park), Bronx

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

May16

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

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Kids
May16

It's My Park at Van Cortlandt Park East

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Vancortlandt Park rain or shine! Join in to help with projects on the east side of this wonderous park...
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Van Cortlandt Park West

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Van Cortlandt Park rain or shine! Join in to help with projects on the east side of this wonderous park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Gully Park & Mosholu Parkland

at Webster House, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bedford Mosholu Community Association. Join in to help with projects on this unique stretch of parkland. They will spend…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Owl's Head Park Horticulture Group of the Shore Road Park Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Owl's Head Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May16

Bronx River Ramble

at Whiteplains and Gunhill Roads, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Explore the historic communities of Wakefield, Williamsbridge, and Woodlawn on this walking tour.
Category: History, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Shore Road Park (87th Street)

at Shore Road and 87th Street. (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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