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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 2, 2015

May 2

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

May 2

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

May 2

It's My Park at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Westerleigh Park to help clean, rake, and weed the entrance gardens at Westerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Nature Walk and Bird Watching at Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Catch the warbler wave and welcome them back at this spring bird watching workshop led by the Brooklyn Bird Club.
Category: Birding, Education, Tours
Free!

May 2

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park (Saturdays)

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 2

Shape Up NYC Zumba

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Combining Latin, international and popular music with dance moves that create an aerobic workout. This class features a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt…
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 2

Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Compete to see who can throw the most accurate, hit the farthest, and run the fastest! This event, open to youth ages 7-14, is sponsored by the MLB.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

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May 2

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Low-impact cardio followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 2

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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