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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 21, 2016

May21

Family Activity Day: Make a Terrarium

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring season by learning about the history of terrariums, and make one to take home! Participants will make their own live terrariums and personalize them with pebble art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May21

Learn to Ride: Kids

at South Beach Parking Lot

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Minetta Green and neighbors to plant, rake, and clean up at Minetta Green.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at Second Avenue Entrance (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be weeding, raking, mulching, and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Basic Canoeing

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The rhythm of the waves, the sun on your face, and the exhilaration of slicing through the water all add up to an experience you’ll never forget.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

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May21

Summer Sports Experience at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The Summer Sports Experience provides a friendly introduction to sports for kids!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Sherman Creek

at 203rd Street and 9th Avenue (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Sherman Creek to beautify Sherman Creek.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May21

Learn to Play Softball

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of softball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Spring Fling Bash

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will enjoy face painting, kite making, a chalk area, a rock climbing wall, tug-of-war, sack races, a puppet show, and family kickball.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the M'Finda Kalunga Garden Volunteers and SDR Park Coalition help spring clean the garden and plant.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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