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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

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May17

Tunisian Crochet Beginners

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

May17

Highbridge Hands-On Science with Dr. Leonisa Ardizzone

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have you ever wondered how bridges can hold heavy trucks suspended over thin air? Find out how it all works and then help design your own bridge.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

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May17

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!

May17

It's My Park Day at Shore Road Park

at 81st and Shore Road (in Shore Park and Parkway), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Shore Road Parks Conservancy to help clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Vesuvio Playground

at Thompson Street at Spring Street (in Vesuvio Playground), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Friends of Vesuvio Playground will hold a children's playground event with planting summer flowers, clean-up and kids activities!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park at St. Vartan Park

at St. Vartan Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Friends of St. Vartan Park, local residents and some local Boy Scouts will plant flowers, and clean up the park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Bennett Park

at W. 185th Street Entrance (in Bennett Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Bennett Park Community Alliance to plant flowers in the children's garden and paint benches throughout the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Juniper Valley Park

at Juniper Boulevard South and 80th Street (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Friends of Pullis Farm Historical Landmark will be cleaning Juniper Valley Park in preparation for the warmer months.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Please join the Friends of Cunningham Park for a tree giveaway, and to help rake leaves and clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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