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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 6, 2017

May 6

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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

In Alice's Garden: Spring Service Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
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

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Family Art Project: Climate Kites Parade

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist Andrea Lomanto to design a simple paper kite to display your environmental dream for caring for the earth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Snug Harbor Plant sale and SI Orchid Society Show and Sale

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Your garden will be the envy of the block with hard-to-find annuals and hardy perennials, including herbaceous peonies, various iris species, and cultivars on sale.
Category: Accessible, Nature
Free!

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

Bronx Riverkeeper Sweep

at Concrete Plant Park, Bronx, Shoelace Park (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep will leading teams of people volunteering to pick up trash all along the Bronx River and assessing what they find.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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