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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

Discover Freshkills Park: Jane's Walk

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park staff will be on hand to guide you through the history of the site as the Fresh Kills Landfill and discuss the development of new capital projects at Freshkills Park!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at the 122nd St Green Street

at Manhattan Avenue and 122nd Street, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the residents of 530 Manhattan Avenue as they conduct a general cleanup, spread mulch, and plant flowers in the green street.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at Painter's Playground

at The Painter's Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Parent Association of PS174Q to help clean up, rake leaves, and spruce up Painter's Playground in Forest Hills.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Parks Department gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Stoked Mentoring will volunteer in Fort Greene Park to rake leaves and spread woodchips along walking trails. Please note that registration for this site is full.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Bronx Green Up Workshop: Building a Community Garden

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us in building the Rivers Run Community Garden, a new garden located along the Hutchinson River.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Tai Chi Chuan

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness

May 2

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Crispus Attucks Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Family Art Project: Ephemeral Creatures in Clay

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist Roxanne Jackson as she shows you how to use wash-away, air-dry clay to sculpt mythological creatures. Give them character with a touch of color or some natural…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Birding: Spring Migration

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best birding spots within the park today as we celebrate all things that fly as part of the annual On A Wing festival.
Category: Birding, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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