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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 17, 2014

May17

It's My Park Day 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.
Help clean up and plant to make the park look great for the summer. There will be kids activities too!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of St. Nicholas Park as they clean up, rake and plant flowers near.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Graniteville Quarry Park

at Graniteville Quarry Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Friends of Graniteville Quarry along with Mariner's Harbor Civic Association will be cleaning, raking, and weeding at Graniteville Quarry.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Tappen Park

at Village Hall (in Tappen Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Historic Tappen Park Community Partnerships in our spring cleaning and planting at Tappen Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla & 5K Canoe Challenge

at Starlight Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come cheer on the racers and enjoy an afternoon of free music, canoe trips, learn-to-ride bicycle clinics and more.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, Waterfront
Free!

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May17

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Hands-on History: Reading with Rufus

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Rufus King loved to read and owned over 3,500 books! Take a tour of the museum and create your own book using paper marbleizing.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, History, Kids, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate beauty in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons, 12 to 4 p.m. Tours start at quarter past the hour
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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