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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

Spring Kids Fest 2014

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Imagine the park transformed into a kiddie wonderland– that’s Spring Kids Fest. It’s a wonderful time of year and we invite you and your families to Madison Square Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

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Event
May17

Central Park Tour: Hiking Central Park

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

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A follow-up to our sold-out Central Park Hike last summer, guides will take guests from Belvedere Castle at Vista Rock, through the Ramble and other landscapes to the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Learn about urban horticulture, woodlands, and conservation on this hike co-led by Conservancy staff and the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours

May17

Knitting & Crocheting for Intermediate and Advanced Levels

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Must be able to read and follow patterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May17

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 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

Adult Art: Botanical Watercolors

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to use the watercolor medium to create an accurate, life-like illustration of woodland wildflowers.
Category: Nature, Art

May17

Learn to Ride: I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

11:00 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

Learn to Ride: Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 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

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May17

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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