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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 2, 2015

May 2

Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 2

It's My Park Day at Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
On It's My Park Day, the Friends of Westerleigh Park will be cleaning around the park. Volunteers will help rake the leaves. Enjoy a day with the Friends of…
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

It's My Park at Kissena Corridor Park

at Rachel Carson Playground (in Kissena Corridor Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy for a general cleanup along Colden Ave.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 2

Pitch, Hit, and Run Competition

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Compete to see who can throw the most accurate, hit the farthest, and run the fastest! This event, open to youth ages 7-14, is sponsored by the MLB.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Carousel Opening Day Celebration and Free Tree Giveaway!

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Million Trees Free Tree Giveaway will take place in the morning from 9:00 - 11:00 am. Then from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm come and celebrate the Carousel for all Children’s Sweet…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Summer Sports Experience

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Summer Sports Experience

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Birding: Ospreys

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

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May 2

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

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