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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

It's My Park at Kissena Corridor Park

at Rachel Carson Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy for a general cleanup along Colden Ave.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
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!

Best For
Kids
May 2

HSBC Children’s Garden Spring Session at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Children’s imaginations and knowledge blossom as they plant and harvest vegetables and flowers, visit the bee garden, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
May 2

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Bowne Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 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
May 2

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Crispus Attucks Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 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
May 2

Tai Chi Chuan

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This class introduces students to the internal martial arts and promotes an awareness of its benefits.
Category: Fitness

May 2

Family Art Project: Ephemeral Creatures in Clay

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist Roxanne Jackson as she shows you how to use wash-away, air-dry clay to sculpt mythological creatures. Give them character with a touch of color or some natural…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Bronx Green Up Workshop: Building a Community Garden

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us in building the Rivers Run Community Garden, a new garden located along the Hutchinson River.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 2

East New York Gardens: Spring Open House

at Clara's Garden (in ), Brooklyn, Floral Vineyard (in ), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Build your garden's membership or go to your local community garden and find out how to get involved. Stop by to see cooking demos, meet GreenThumb staff, enjoy a snack…
Free!

May 2

Bryant Park Petanque Tournament

at Petanque Courts (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Select triples style pétanque tournament for this popular European game organized by La Boule New Yorkaise, NYC's championship-winning club.
Category: Games
Free!

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