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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

Birding: Ospreys

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

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May 2

It's My Park at Fort Greene Park

at Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Stoked Mentoring will volunteer in Fort Greene Park to rake leaves and spread woodchips along walking trails. Please note that registration for this site is full.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Tree Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb and New York Restoration Project (NYRP) are teaming up to bring you free trees as part of the Million TreesNYC initiative!
Category: Nature
Free!

May 2

Resident Green Committee Summit

at Williamsburg Community Center, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The day will include keynote speakers, a variety of environmental workshops, a raffle, a green organization fair, a delicious catered lunch, and many surprises!
Category: Nature
Free!

May 2

Learn To Ride for Kids

at Matthew P. Sapolin Playground, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This series will not only teach children 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
May 2

In Alice’s Garden: Spring Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Come out to Clear Comfort for a day of service. We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season. Casual tea served on…
Category: Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 2

Birding: Spring Migration

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best birding spots within the park today as we celebrate all things that fly as part of the annual On A Wing festival.
Category: Birding, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

May 2

Summer Sports Experience

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is now full. Please check out our other Summer Sports Experience sessions!
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

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