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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 November 6, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May 6

Coney Island Boardwalk Barrels of Fun

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Barrels of Fun is an art competition and family fun day event. We will be painting trash barrels with colorful landscapes, seascapes, and carnival-themed art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Ocean Breeze Community Health & Wellness Fair

at Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex (in Ocean Breeze Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This free event aims to provide Staten Islanders with health and wellness information and to showcase local Staten Island resources.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Spring Soil Health

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Queens Botanical Garden Farm staff to learn how to grow healthy plants and care for your soil. Learn about soil testing, cover crops, and compost application, and get planning tips.
Category: Education, Nature

May 6

Free Soil Testing Workshops at McCarren Park Green Market

at McCarren Park Greenmarket, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Neighbors Allied for Good Growth is hosting three, free workshops in partnership with Brooklyn College Soils Institute to get all your soil contamination questions answered.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Spring History Festival: Flushing's Green Past, Present, and Future

at Weeping Beech, Margaret I Carmen Green (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Children and adults are welcome to come learn, make, eat, and experience Flushing's unique heritage at this full-day, outdoor festival.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Festivals, History, Best for Kids, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk

at Beach 134th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Belle Harbor Property Owners Association to pick up debris, weed flower beds, and sweep entryways at Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Owl's Head Hort Group to paint owl silhouettes along the gate at the Owl's Head Park children's playground!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Bushwick Inlet Park

at Bushwick Inlet Park Center (in Bushwick Inlet Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Bushwick Inlet Park to mulch and garden at Bushwick Inlet Park to celebrate Riverkeeper.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Montefiore Square

at Park Entrance at 137th Street and Broadway (in Montefiore Square), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Montefiore Park Neighborhood Association to clean up Montefiore Square and participate in a fun art activity!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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