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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 9, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May21

It's My Park at W 132nd Street Block Association

at 132 Street Block Association Park (in ), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with West 132nd Street Block Association to plant, do general cleanup, and weed at 132 St Block Association Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Flora/Fauna/Feathers of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come view original images of nature celebrating the natural environment of Staten Island.
Category: Art
Free!

May21

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Getting Started with Compost

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn all about the best ways to apply compost tea, use compost as a mulch or top-dressing, and when one application is better than the other.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May21

It's My Park at Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground

at 16th Street Entrance (in Dr. Gertrude B. Kelly Playground), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help with a general cleanup and plant spring flowers.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

It's My Park at First Park

at Handball Court Entrance (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with First Street Block Association to help clean up, garden, and plant summer flowers at First Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

at Brooklyn (in Ennis Playground), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Irving Square Park

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:45 a.m.5:15 p.m.
We will be picking up litter, clearing leaves, and caring for the horticulture beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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May21

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

GreenThumb Workshop: Plant Starts Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, and learn some tips on square-foot gardening.
Category: Education
Free!

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