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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 21, 2016

May 21

Learn to Play Softball

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of softball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Bronx Crime & Noir Writer's Society: Writing Series

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This casual writers meeting gathers the third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

May 21

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Talent Youth Development Education and Entertainment to beautify Baisley Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May 21

CANCELLED: Commit to be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. It has been re-scheduled for May 28th.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Herbert Von King Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

GreenThumb Workshop: Marvelous Mushrooms

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This class offers a peek into the fungi kingdom at large and addresses do it yourself indoor growing and cultivation methods with the option to transfer your fungi to the outdoors.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

May 21

Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as we kick off our paddling season with our annual Amazing Bronx River Flotilla and help us raise vital funds for our canoe program.
Category: Nature, Festivals, History, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 21

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? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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