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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 July 21, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Sunday, May 18, 2014


Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors


It's My Park Day at Astoria Heights Playground

at Astoria Heights Playground (JHS 10) (in Astoria Heights Playground), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Astoria Height's Playground to help paint benches, and care for tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day


It's My Park Day at East River Esplanade

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Help clean, weed and paint the park.
Category: Festivals, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Waterfront


29th Annual AIDS Walk New York

at 59th Street and 5th Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Join more than 30,000 participants on the 6.2 mile walk through the park!
Category: Education

Must See

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For

It's My Park Day

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Get ready to prep the vegetable garden beds, stir and sift compost bins and help plant seedlings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art


Wave Family Art Project: Conversations with Puppet Squirrels

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using simple puppet-making techniques, make your own squirrel and its own little home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Must See

It's My Park Day at West 181st Street Community Garden

at West 181st Street Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out to the West 181st Street Community Garden to help with weeding, sweeping, and planting spring flowers.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day


It's My Park Day at Smokey Oval Playground

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Green Earth Urban Gardener's Inc. Volunteers will paint, weed, and prep the park for the warmer months.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day

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