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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 October 6, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

May 6

Learn to Ride

at Paul Raimonda Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 6

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds

at Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Kiwanis Queens Boulevard Club to help with a general cleanup, paint benches, and a possible planting at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Free Community Garden Storytime

at East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a read aloud, music and singing for this story time in partnership with the East 43rd street community garden and the Brooklyn Public Library.
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The festival welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting, and more, inspired by Japanese culture.
Category: Concerts, Nature, Festivals, Games, History, Best for Kids, Dogs, Seniors, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Flow.17 Art Exhibit Grand Opening

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come meet the artists and hear more about their inspirations and challenges in creating these unique pieces of outdoor public art.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Urban Wildlife Festival

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers, and the Fort Tryon Park Trust at Urban Wildlife Festival to get up close and personal with owls, hawks, porcupines, tortoises, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event

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