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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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Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Animal of the Month Club: Great Blue Heron Canoe Adventure

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this program, enjoy a paddle in Clove Lakes Park and view the incredible Great Blue Heron and other birds of this habitat. Ages 8+.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Vidalia Park

at Vidalia Park Comfort Station (in Vidalia Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Teddy Bear Project to beautify Vidalia Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 6

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May 6

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
All equipment is provided; this program is recommended for ages 8 years and older. Participation is first-come, first-served.
Category: Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Village Community Boathouse is offering free Community Rowing in our fleet of Whitehall Gigs. No experience is necessary though rowing does require some physical dexterity.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 6

Learn to Ride

at Lincoln Terrace Park (in Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 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: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

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May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Trees of the Heather Garden Tour with Author Leslie Day

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about Fort Tryon’s majestic elms, sequoias, Franklinias, and the unique syringa flowering trees!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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