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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 19, 2018

May19

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May19

The New York City Naturalist Club: Urban Wildlife

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they guide you to just a few of the many birds, reptiles, and mammals that call New York City home.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Staten Island BioBlitz

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we walk through Blue Heron Park while researchers conduct a BioBlitz, surveying the park’s flora and fauna.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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May19

Direct Sow and Transplant

at River GardenBronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will focus on the preparation, seeding, transplanting, and care of plants to maximize production.
Category: Education
Free!

May19

Learn to Ride

at Horace Harding PlaygroundQueens

11:00 a.m.2:00 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. Please pre-register…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Birdy Basecamp

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
See nests, eggs, feathers and other avian objects. View the Birdy Family Album and find out which birds call the Bronx home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Learn to Ride

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park)Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

May19

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill)Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Ilka Tanya Payan Park

at Ilka Tanya Payan PlazaManhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Audubon 157 to plant, beautify, and celebrate local artisans at Ilka Tanya Payan Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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