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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

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!

May19

2018 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx, Hunts Point Riverside Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance for the 2018 Amazing Bronx River Flotilla, "A 5-mile Paddle for the River"!
Category: Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Must See
Event
May19

Dogs in Parks: Town Hall - Bronx

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come hear about the current state of our dog runs, learn community engagement strategies for your local park, and share your opinions about a range of topics important to City dog owners.
Category: Dogs, Talks, Dogs in Parks: Town Hall
Free!

May19

Forest Restoration Volunteer Days

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Work together with The Van Cortlandt Park Conservancy and NYC Parks staff to help restore Van Cortlandt Park's forests.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May19

Horseshoe Crabs

at Plumb Beach Parking Lot

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The horseshoe crab has been around since before the dinosaurs. Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the ocean onto the beaches of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Bartow's Literary Elevenses Book Club

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

May19

Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May19

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green! Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May19

Family Art Project: Bird Calls Mural

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join returning visiting artist Virva Hinnemo to construct and paint a collaborative mural with sculptural branches—a forest mural that will be animated with bird calls!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

It’s My Park Day

at Lookout Hill (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We'll focus our efforts on Lookout Hill with some cleaning, path maintenance, and woodland restoration.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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