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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 31, 2014

May31

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Bryant Park Putting Green

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Practice your technique, perfect your distance and speed, or bring the kids to play on the green, all free of charge. Golf balls and clubs are provided.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Backyard Friends

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy what’s right in our backyard on this magical adventure into the forest.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Learn to Ride: West Harlem Piers Park

at Bike path at 135th St., Manhattan

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
May31

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot, Queens This is an Accessible location

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. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May31

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

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, Kids, Fishing
Free!

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May31

Summer on the Hudson: Learn To Ride

at Bike path at 135th St., Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
New riders 5 years and up learn to balance, ride, & enjoy life on two wheels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Love Your Body at the Pelham Fritz Senior Fitness Festival

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join with other seniors for fun fitness!
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May31

24th Annual Bronx Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invites its Bronx neighbors and residents to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy an afternoon of music and family fun.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports, Food

Best For
Kids

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