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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 16, 2015

May16

It's My Park at Shore Road Park (97th Street)

at Shore Road Promenade (97th Street Entrance) (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean, rake, mulch, and weed Shore Road Park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May16

Shape Up NYC: Zumba at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, international and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training…
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May16

“Behind the Ropes” Tour of the Merchant’s House 1832 Ornamental Plasterwork with Historic Plaster Specialist David Flaharty

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
The Merchant’s House Museum’s original Greek Revival decorative plasterwork is considered by many to be the most important extant in a pre-Civil War residential interior in…
Category: History

May16

It's My Park at First Park

at 1st Street between First and Second Avenue (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join volunteers from First Street Block Association and neighborhood residents who will be busy cleaning, weeding, and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Winston Churchill Square Garden

at Sir Winston Churchill Square (in Downing Street Playground), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, the Friends of Winston Churchill Square Garden will be gardening and spring cleaning this lovely little park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

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
May16

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
May16

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

May16

Learn To Ride for Kids

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This series will not only teach childern the proper technique of riding a bike but also the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering a bike.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Owl Pellets

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using the park as our laboratory, get a chance to dissect a real owl pellet while learning more about these mysterious raptors.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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