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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 15, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Wildlife Tour: High Line as Habitat

at High Line (in The High Line), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
This tour will focus on how pollinators, migratory birds, and other wildlife use the habitat and forage provided by the High Line's gardens.
Category: Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May20

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Jackie Robinson Park

at Jackie Robinson Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

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

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises. All of our…
Category: Fitness
Free!

May20

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This class features a low-impact cardio workout, followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Weeping Beech Park and Daniel Carter Beard Mall

at Weeping Beech, Margaret I Carmen Green (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location, Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location, Daniel Carter Beard Mall, Queens

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come volunteer with Beautify Historic Flushing this spring! Volunteers will help with general cleanup and planting.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park, Seniors
Free!

May20

Castle Hill Street Tree Care

at Lacombe Avenue & Pugsley Avenue (in Pugsley Creek Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We will be cleaning, aerating, and mulching street tree beds—activities that greatly increase a street tree's chance for survival!
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

Community Garden Block Beautification Day Project: Broom and Bloom

at Prophecy Garden, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prophecy Garden invites all to come together and turn this garden into an enjoyable neighborhood asset.
Category: Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

May20

Highbridge Counts: Volunteer for Park User Study!

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is conducting a public use study of Highbridge Park! We need volunteers to help count park visitors and collect other data throughout the park for a four-hour shift.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Cunningham Park

at Bocce Courts (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with West Cunningham Park Civic Association to rake leaves, plant, and clean up at Cunningham Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Page Avenue Beach Parking Lot, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Natural Resources Protective Association to clean the shoreline at Conference House Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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