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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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from May 4, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 16, 2015

May16

It's My Park at Seward Park

at Seward Park, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join in with volunteers from the Seward Park Conservancy as they plant and do a clean up around the park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Peretz Square

at Peretz Square, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, join the Friends of Peretz Square for their fun spring clean-up day! They will plant shrubs and flowers for all those walking along Houston Street to enjoy!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Bronx Week at Bartow-Pell

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate history and preservation in the Bronx with free guided tours on Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons.
Category: Art, History, Tours
Free!

May16

Summer on the Hudson: GRO Girls Season Opener Skateboard Jam

at Skate Park at 108th (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Girls Riders Organization & SOH celebrate the Skateboarding season with a meet and greet, open skate, girls all level learn to ride, board decorating and ending with a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Kids, Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
May16

Roller Skate at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Go skating at Brooklyn Bridge Park. Find information and details at the Pier 2 Roller Rink website.
Category: Kids, Sports, Waterfront

Best For
Kids
May16

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!

May16

Compost Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May16

It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This Its My Park season, volunteers and neighborhood residents will be having a spring clean-up in the garden and nearby areas of Sara D Roosevelt Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Limited Partnership

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

1:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Decades before The Defense of Marriage Act and Proposition 8, one gay couple, a Filipino American and an Australian, took on the U.S. government to fight for equality.
Category: Art, Festivals, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May16

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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