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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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Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

It's My Park Day at McDonald Playground

at Mcdonald Playground (in McDonald Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
On May 18th join the Reach for the Stars organization in planting, mulching, and painting of McDonald Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Asser Levy Park

at Asser Levy Playground (in Asser Levy Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
On May 18th, join the September 11 Family Group in painting, planting and a general clean-up of Asser Levy Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, 12 to 4 p.m. Tours start at quarter past the hour
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Summer on the Hudson: 11th Annual Mamapalooza Outdoor Extravaganza

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Celebrate mothers and the people who love them at our annual music and art-filled festival featuring family bands, kids activities, Gymboree Play Tent, crafts, eco-environmental…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Kids, Free Summer Concerts, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May18

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May18

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Pass over streams and under arches on a maze of pathways in this secluded, 38-acre woodland on this route, which involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May18

Experience Life as a Plant

at West 91st Street and Riverside Drive (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore the life experience of a plant! We discuss basic botany, the science of plant life, and personal thoughts and feelings about plants. Then we will observe, contemplate, and…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Wildflower Week
Free!

May18

Fleece Festival

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit Lefferts Historic House and watch sheared wool become yarn.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids

Must See
Event
May18

Walking Among Wildflowers

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the bright green forest of early May on a moderate length hike. In honor of Wildflower Week, we will search for trillium, bloodroot, mayapples, and…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours
Free!

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