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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

Adult Art: Botanical Watercolors

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how to use the watercolor medium to create an accurate, life-like illustration of woodland wildflowers.
Category: Nature, Art

May17

Learn to Ride: I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground

at I.S. 2 George L. Egbert Playground, Staten Island

11:00 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
May17

Learn to Ride: Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 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
May17

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. Birding programs are…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May17

Freshwater Fishing

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

May17

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May17

ESL Class

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

May17

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Hear about the people who once called Wave Hill home, among them Mark Twain, Bashford Dean and Arturo Toscanini.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day Owls Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, join the Owl's Head Park Horticulture Group and help beautify this waterfront property. Please wear work boots and bring work gloves.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May17

It's My Park Day at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground

at 2nd Avenue at 29th Street (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Help clean up and plant to make the park look great for the summer. There will be kids activities too!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

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