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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 5, 2018

May 5

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join NYC Audubon on a walk through the park to observe the many species of birds in Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Birding, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 5

Shape Up NYC Latin Dance for Fitness

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Move to Latin rhythms from today and past years: Merengue, Bachata, and Salsa.
Category: Dance, Fitness
Free!

May 5

Soccer Clinic

at Shoelace Park Benches, Bronx

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join T.O.P Soccer every Saturday morning at Shoelace Park to enjoy free soccer clinics...
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Beautify Historic Flushing Garden Volunteer Project

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer in one of the oldest gardens in New York City, and help us clean up the winter debris.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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Event
May 5

Family Art Project: Confetti Nests for Bluebirds

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At the time of year when little nestlings appear, papermaker Randy Brozen returns to show us how to sculpt little bluebirds and vibrant nests from paper pulp and colorful, shredded confetti.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

It's My Park at WNYC Transmitter Park

at WNYC Transmitter Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Transmitter Park to beautify and clean-up at WNYC Transmitter Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 5

It's My Park at Bushwick Inlet Park

at Entrance at N 9th Street (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park to beautify at Bushwick Inlet Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 5

It's My Park at Red Hook Recreation Area

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Red Hook Conservancy to beautify Red Hook Recreation Area.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 5

It's My Park at Soundview Park

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Soundview Park to get the Butterfly Meditation Garden ready for summer.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 5

Boardwalk Barrels of Fun

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Barrels of Fun is an art competition and family fun day event. We will be painting trash barrels with colorful landscapes, seascapes, and carnival-themed art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event

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