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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

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
May16

Free Yoga in the Park

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.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

It's My Park at Travers Park

at 78th Street Entrance (in Travers Park), Queens

9:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of the Travers Park to help clean, paint, prune shrubs, mulch and prepare the green space for the warmer months ahead.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at James J Walker Park

at J.J. Walker Playground (in James J Walker Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help out by cleaning up and repainting James J. Walker Playground, and enjoy music, a zumba lesson and art activities while you work.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

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

May16

Family Art Project: Shield Me with a Turtle Shell

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Marvel at the beautiful protective shell of the turtle. Use fabric and leather scraps to design and decorate a stuffed, wearable turtle-shell backpack of your own. Then wearing our…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May16

Seasonal Explorers: Sensational Spring

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Get to know the outdoors this spring season by joining the Greenbelt staff for some fun-filled activities, crafts, stories and hikes (weather permitting). This mini-series will consist…
Category: Nature, Kids, Hiking

Best For
Kids
May16

It's My Park at Dimattina Dog Run

at Dimattina Playground, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, meet your neighbors and fellow dog owners at our annual spring cleaning of the dog run in DiMattina Playground!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Learn to Ride for Kids

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens 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
May16

It's My Park at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Greenbelt Conservancy to help clean, rake, and plant some native trees and shrubs at High Rock Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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