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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 16, 2015

May 16

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Entrance at Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Brower Park to help care for Brower Park. Volunteers are needed to mulch, weed, and plant the butterfly garden and tree beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

Summer Sports Experience

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This program is now full. Please check out our other Summer Sports Experience sessions!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 16

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 16

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 16

It's My Park at Tappen Park

at Tappen Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer to help clean, rake, and beautify this local Stapleton gem.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

For The Birds Festival: A Celebration of All Things Avian

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a day of guided bird walks, lectures, art, photography, literature, film screenings, children's activities, and more.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 16

Frieze New York

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
See and buy art by over 1,000 of the world’s leading artists.
Category: Art

May 16

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 16

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join in the planting at the pretty Minetta Green garden! Meet neighbors, 'adopt and plant' a flower and help clean up the garden!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 16

Hands-on History: Rufus King's Library

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Rufus King loved to read and owned over 3,500 books! Take a tour of the museum to see his library. Create a book, decorate it using a popular 19th century technique called paper…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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