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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 30, 2015

May30

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

May30

Family Art Project: Telling Nature and Family Stories

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Led by visiting artist and performance artist Jesus Benavente and Family Art Project storyteller Rama Mandel, we celebrate storytelling at the Family Art Project and in our own lives.…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Planting and Opening of Monarch Butterfly Garden

at Hoover Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us in planting a brand new beautiful Monarch Butterfly Garden and way station at Hoover Park.
Category: Education
Free!

May30

Summer Exhibitions at Socrates Sculpture Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Public art projects by Agnes Denes, Heide Fasnacht, Gabriela Albergaria, Verta Lutter and IK Studio. On view through August 30th.
Category: Art
Free!

May30

It's My Park at Bowne Playground

at Bowne Playground, Queens

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer registration for this site is full.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May30

It's My Bark Day

at Rockaway Freeway Dog Park (in Rockaway Freeway), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Free spaying/neutering (limited number), pet adoption, trick contest (12:00 p.m.), raffles and giveaways. For more information, visit Arfarfrockaway.org.
Category: Dogs
Free!

May30

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Drawing 'Chalk and Talk'

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This introductory workshop provides basic how-to instruction, along with the materials, for exploring and capturing the varied landscape of Conference House Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

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
May30

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
May30

Learn To Ride for Kids

at Tompkins Square Park, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to ride a bike with our trained staff! Participants must bring their own bike and helmet.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids

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