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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 Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

at Queens Museum of Art (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
A series of projections present “imagination starters” in relation to the park's uniqueness and potential, and aims to create interest and ideas for the near future.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Drake Park

at Joseph Rodman Drake Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day volunteers are invited to help clean the park, rake the lawns and mulch around trees at Drake Park. Join the festivities of a new historical sign unveiling.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
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!

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park for spring by assisting the Fort Tryon Park Trust Friends Committee in park cleaning up, painting and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day under the canopy of NYC Street Trees

at West 88th Street Tree Project, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help clean, rake, and weed several NYC tree pits.
Category: Education, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

It's My Park Day at Union Square Park

at Union Square Park, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Union Square Partnership to help clean, rake, and weed the established garden beds at Union Square Park.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Fitness, Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park Day, Seniors
Free!

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May17

It's My Park day at High Rock Park

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us and the Greenbelt Conservancy in planting native trees and shrubs.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

Native Plants, Wildflowers and Restoration in the Ramble

at 79th Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
See how ecological restoration is done in one of the busiest parks in the world. Enjoy woodlands, wetlands and the New York City skyline on this walk.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildflower Week, Talks
Free!

May17

Spring Flora and Invasive Species Removal at Alley Pond Park

at 223rd Street and 67th Avenue, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The park has a number of spring ephemerals and some interesting bryophytes. During this trip we will remove several invasive species as we hike.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Wildflower Week
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Please join the Marcus Garvey Alliance who will be planting and mulching with plants donated by The Harlem Parks Support Foundation and tools and gloves donated by Partnership for Parks.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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