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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 9, 2015

May 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 9

Family Outdoor Digital Scavenger Hunt and Open House

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join St. Mary's Recreation Center Family Outdoor Digital Scavenger Hunt. Bring your family and win prizes.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 9

It's My Park at Thomas Greene Playground

at Park Entrance on Douglas Street (in Thomas Greene Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Thomas Greene Park to help clean and mulch our planted beds. There will be snacks and lemonade for the community!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

May 9

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 9

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids
Free!

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May 9

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
May 9

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

May 9

UnCommon Pages Tour and Workshop

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

12:30 p.m.
Join us for an adventure in “green” bookmaking! Spend the afternoon exploring Freshkills Park and joining in a workshop with artist and instructor Susan Mills in…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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