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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 17, 2014

May17

It's My Park Day at Kissena Corridor Park

at Rachel Carson Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:15 a.m.2:30 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, please join Green Earth Urban Gardens at Kissena Corridor Park. They will be planting bulbs, weeding, mulching, and cleaning the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Marcus Garvey Dog Run

at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Marcus Garvey Dog Run Group to conduct a general cleanup of the run and spread fresh woodchips. Please bring your own work gloves if possible.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Marble Hill Playground

at Southeast Corner of Kingsbridge Avenue and 230th Street (in Marble Hill Playground), Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for It's My Park Day as Marble Hill Playground gets ready for spring! We will spend the day painting playground benches and pick up trash throughout the playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

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 - no water needed!
Category: Education, Nature, Father's Day, Fishing
Free!

May17

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May17

Learn to Ride: George U. Harvey Park

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 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
May17

Chair Exercise

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

May17

Centennial Plant Sale

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, herbs, and roses for sale, plus demos on edible gardening, potting plants, and a book signing of The Little Green Book…
Category: Nature
Free!

May17

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

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