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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

It's My Park at Springfield Park

at Park House (in Springfield Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with The Volunteers for Springfield Park, Kiwanis Club of Jamaica, local students, and the Key Club from Francis Lewis High School to cleanup…
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

May 9

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Find unique handmade gifts for Mom. Vendors will offer finely crafted jewelry, ceramics, knitted wears, illustrations, home goods, garden decor, and more - all by local artists,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Markets, Mother's Day
Free!

Must See
Event
May 9

Central Park Tour: Northern Welcome Tour

at East 106th Street Entrance (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Enjoy the Park's northernmost highlights with a Central Park Conservancy guide on this easy walk from Conservatory Garden, along the Harlem Meer, and past the North Woods.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

May 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 9

Family Outdoor Digital Scavenger Hunt and Open House

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join St. Mary's Recreation Center Family Outdoor Digital Scavenger Hunt. Bring your family and win prizes.
Category: Fitness, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

It's My Park at Thomas Greene Playground

at Park Entrance on Douglas Street (in Thomas Greene Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Thomas Greene Park to help clean and mulch our planted beds. There will be snacks and lemonade for the community!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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