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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 4, 2013

May 4

It's My Park Day at Chelsea Recreation Center

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the community to help plant flowers at Chelsea Recreation Center for It's My Park Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May 4

Forest Crew

at Laurel Hill Terrace (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This training session will include basic invasive and native plant identification, proper removal techniques and an overview of NYRP’s approach to urban reforestation.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 4

Wave Hill Family Walk: Spring in Full Swing

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:30 p.m.
Check out the hustle and bustle of activity as insects, spiders, birds, snails and other garden creatures "spring" into action on a stroll through garden and woodlands…
Category: Nature, Kids, Tours

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May 4

Planting and Lawn Maintenance: Spring Kick–off

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Help us kick-off our spring season of volunteering in Sherman Creek Park and along the Harlem River Esplanade at the height of our cherry tree bloom.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 4

Lefferts Historic House-2nd Floor Tours

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

1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Explore the unique architecture of Lefferts Historic House on this special tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

May 4

It's My Park Day at Valentino Pier

at Valentino Pier, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Red Hook Boaters, for free kayaking and a volunteer orientation. Like almost all of Red Hook, the motto of this year's group is "Relaunch."
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

Craft Workshop with the QBG Craft Group

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn the art of using pressed flowers from the expert hands of QBG's Craft Group and make a Mother's Day card and bookmark.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day

May 4

Free Walking Tour: Manhattan’s Revitalized Morningside Park and its Diverse Neighborhoods

at Cafe Amrita, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Explore the steep topography and dramatic vistas of an NYC Scenic Landmark - Morningside Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

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May 4

Kentucky Derby Fundraiser

at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Support the museum and watch the Derby in style with the backdrop of the Greek Revival mansion and its beautiful, soon to be restored, garden. Call for details.
Category: Food

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