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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

It's My Park Day: Prospect Park

at 16th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will participate in a citywide effort to care for our green spaces with brooms, shovels, rakes, and trash grabbers.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Birding Bonanza

at South end of the Little Hell Gate Bridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan, Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At our Birding Bonanza event, expert guides from both Randall's Island Park Alliance and NYC Audubon will help you explore the park while you seek and discover our feathered island residents.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Historical Tour (South)

at Randall's Island Connector (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn more about Robert Moses, the bridges, and the history of the island and the park it become.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

May21

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

May21

Historical Tour - Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Come learn more about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May21

It's My Park Day! Tree Planting

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help plant trees in High Rock Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Shoelace Park (in Bronx Park), Bronx

10:00 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

Centennial Plant Sale at Bartow-Pell Conservancy

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, and herbs will be on sale.
Category: Nature
Free!

May21

It's My Park at Fulton Park

at Fulton Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please come out and volunteer with Mid-Bedford Heights Lions Club to weed, rake, spread woodchips, paint, and do general cleanup at Fulton Park.
Category: Accessible, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

It's My Park at Sol Lain Playground

at Sol Lain Playground (in Sol Lain Plgd), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the I'm Not Afraid To Lift You Up park community group to help give the playground a spring clean, paint, and plant flowers.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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