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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 30, 2015

May30

Summer on the Hudson: Great New York City Fish Count

at 172nd Beach (in Fort Washington Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
How many and what species fish will we collect as we pull our nets through the Hudson? How will our site differ from others? Join us for this fun waterside event! Part of the…
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

Ceramic Sensations

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Visitors will create with clay and the resulting low relief sculptures will then be fired, glazed and assembled along with mosaic glass into a dynamic community-made mural installation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Must See
Event
May30

NYRR Youth Running Series at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:15 a.m.
Give your kids a chance to enjoy spring road racing at the NYRR Youth Running Series at the UAE Healthy Kidney 10K.
Category: Fitness, Kids

Best For
Kids
May30

ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

May30

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!

May30

Strawberry Festival

at Lower Highland Playground (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be entertainment, crafts, games, inflatables, music, tattoo artist, face painting, strawberry eating contest, carnival games, and much more!
Category: Festivals, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May30

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

May30

Historic New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn about the history behind Fort Greene's famous park patrons.
Category: History
Free!

May30

Flow.15 - Grand Opening!

at Waterfront Pathways along Ward's Island (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for FLOW, Randall Island's annual summer outdoor art exhibition! Come enjoy public art along the scenic waterfront from May – November.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

May30

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

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