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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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from May 21, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

May16

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Yoga classes are free and designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and, for yoga, bring a mat or a towel. Kripalu Yoga is a system of Hatha…
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May16

Owl Pellets

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Using the park as our laboratory, get a chance to dissect a real owl pellet while learning more about these mysterious raptors.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

For The Birds Festival: A Celebration of All Things Avian

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of guided bird walks, lectures, art, photography, literature, film screenings, children's activities, and more.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

Learn To Ride for Kids

at J Hood Wright Park (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This series will not only teach childern the proper technique of riding a bike but also the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering a bike.
Category: Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May16

It's My Park at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground

at 2nd Avenue at 29th Street (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, come roll up your sleeves and join volunteers as they spruce up their lovely local park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at the Inwood Street Trees

at Payson Playground (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, come out to Academy Street in Inwood to help the Rose Court Tenants spruce up the street tree pits in their neighborhood.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Sol Lain Playground

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be basketball and soccer clinics, a spring clean-up of the park and kids' art activities!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Henry M. Jackson Playground

at Henry M Jackson Playground (in Henry M. Jackson Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
The Friends of 12 Park (aka Henry M Jackson Playground) will be hosting a fun day of kids activities, a cleanup of the park, some planting, and a basketball tournament.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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