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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 21, 2017

May21

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to use your eyes and ears to find these birds of prey in this enchanting woodland.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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May21

It's My Park at Edgecombe Ave

at 409 Edgecombe Avenue, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with 150th-155th Street Edgecombe Avenue Block Association to paint the park benches along Edgecombe Avenue.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at St. Nicholas Park Dog Run (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with St. Nicholas Park Dog Run to spread mulch, plant flowers, and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

NYRR Open Run: Cunningham Park

at Main Park House (in Cunningham Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May21

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Lt. Lia Playground

at Lt Lia Playground (in Lt. Lia Playground), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
We will be cleaning and beautifying our planting area while also planting new plants. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with the Next Epoch Seed Library

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sow the seeds of tasty, wild edibles and decorate containers and labels to hold and protect them.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May21

Yoga in the Garden

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy the garden as the setting for your yoga practice as you find your breath and become connected to the landscape.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

May21

It's My Park at Augustus St. Gaudens Playground

at Augustus Saint Gaudens Playground (in Augustus St. Gaudens Playground), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Gramercy Neighborhood Associates to help beautify Augustus St. Gaudens Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Spring It's My Park Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help prep the park by assisting the Friends Committee and NYC Parks staff by painting, planting, weeding, and more!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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