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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 8, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Head to the park to join bird walks led by experts from the NYC Audubon! Bird walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park.
Category: Birding, Wildlife
Free!

May20

Pickleball Tournament

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come join us for a free pickleball tournament!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Seniors
Free!

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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

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Jackie Robinson Park

at The Bandshell (in 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

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 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

NYRR Open Run: Inwood Hill Park

at Isham Street and Seaman Avenue (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

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!

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

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Morningside Park Dog Run

at 114 Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Morningside BARC (Build A Run Coalition) to spread woodchips and beautify Morningside Park Dog Run!
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
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!

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