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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 3, 2014

May 3

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing - no water needed!
Category: Education, Nature, Father's Day, Fishing
Free!

May 3

GreenThumb Workshop: Plant Starts Giveaway

at Melrose New Generation Community Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join GreenThumb to get your vegetable transplants at our annual giveaway, plus free tips on square foot gardening.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May 3

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

It's My Park Day at Travers Park

at 78th street entrance (in Travers Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Friends of the Travers Park and Jackson Heights Beatification Group to help clean the park, and paint benches.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May 3

It's My Park Day at Rockaway Park

at Beach 134th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Belle Harbor Property Association on It's My Park Day, May 3rd 2014 for a beach clean-up.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 3

Learn to Ride: Brower Park

at Brower Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Randall's Island Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Activities include face painting, kite flying, origami, traditional Japanese drumming performance, cherry blossom tea tasting and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Learn to Ride: Juniper Valley Park

at Juniper Valley Park 80th Street Entrance (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Learn to Ride: Pelham Bay Park

at Ryan Stadium Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Treehouse Parlor

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist and sculptor Matt Bua in making a small, outdoor dwelling inspired by former Wave Hill resident Mark Twain, who loved to entertain guests with tea in an outdoor treehouse parlor.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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