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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 9, 2015

May 9

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, North Woods (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 9

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

May 9

Seasonal Explorers: Sensational Spring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Get to know the outdoors this spring season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories and hikes (weather permitting). This mini-series will consist…
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking

Best For
Kids
May 9

GreenThumb: Plant Starts Giveaway

at Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie, herb and flower transplants at our annual giveaway, plus tips on square foot gardening. All supplies are for registered GreenThumb gardens only and are available…
Free!

May 9

It's My Park at Donnellan Square

at Donnellan Square, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join the West Harlem Community Preservation Organization to conduct a general cleanup in Donnellan Square.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

It's My Park at the Street Trees on 33rd Street

at E 33rd Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the tree stewards of the 1 Tree/1 Steward of 18 Trees Kips Bay Neighborhood Association as the group brings some TLC (Tender Loving Care) to its 18 beloved street trees.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Entrance (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to help clean, rake, weed, paint and generally spruce up MacDonald Park in Forest Hills.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

It's My Park at Claremont Park

at Claremont Gazebo (in Claremont Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with NYC Parks' gardening team on Saturday mornings to do landscape maintenance at Claremont Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

May 9

Red Hook Community Farm: Open Bin NYC

at Red Hook Community Farm, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project hosted by Brooklyn Botanic Garden at Red Hook Community Farm and enjoy the day by building a windrow, sifting compost, applying compost to street…
Category: Education
Free!

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