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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 Seward Park

at Seward Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join in with volunteers from the Seward Park Conservancy as they plant and do a clean up around the park!
Category: Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

It's My Park at Peretz Square

at Peretz Square, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Peretz Square for their fun spring clean-up day! They will plant shrubs and flowers for all those walking along Houston Street to enjoy!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

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!

May16

It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This Its My Park season, volunteers and neighborhood residents will be having a spring clean-up in the garden and nearby areas of Sara D Roosevelt Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Stephen Jumel: The Making of a Merchant

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Much is known, or, at least, said about Eliza Jumel, 60-year mistress of Morris-Jumel Mansion. But what of Stephen, Eliza's first husband and founder of the Jumel family fortune?…
Category: History, Talks

May16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Limited Partnership

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

1:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, fell in love. Over the course of 40 years, they took on the U.S. government to fight for marriage and immigration equality.
Category: Art, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May16

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for an exhibition tour designed to draw visitors into a lively discussion about the relationship between art and nature. In the main gallery, Chris Doyle:…
Category: Art, Talks

May16

Summer on the Hudson Community Skate Park Scope Meeting

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come give us your ideas and input for an upcoming redesign of the skate park at 108.
Category: Sports
Free!

May16

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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