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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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Sunday, May 18, 2014

May18

It's My Park Day

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.
Get ready to prep the vegetable garden beds, stir and sift compost bins and help plant seedlings.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May18

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

May18

Wave Family Art Project: Conversations with Puppet Squirrels

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using simple puppet-making techniques, make your own squirrel and its own little home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

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May18

It's My Park Day at West 181st Street Community Garden

at West 181st Street Community Garden, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come out to the West 181st Street Community Garden to help with weeding, sweeping, and planting spring flowers.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Smokey Oval Playground

at Smokey Oval Playground, Queens

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Green Earth Urban Gardener's Inc. Volunteers will paint, weed, and prep the park for the warmer months.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

It's My Park Day at Soundview Park

at Soundview Park Field House (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Soundview Park as they break ground on the long anticipated and planned Butterfly Meditation Garden.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May18

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May18

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May18

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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