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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

May 21

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Marcus Garvey Park Alliance to do general park cleanup and family planting activities with petunias in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 21

It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at E164th St and River Avenue Entrance (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Mullaly Bikepark group to help re-paint the skate ramps at Mullaly Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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May 21

Ranger's Choice: Calvert Vaux Park Discovery Hike

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Put on your hiking shoes and bring your binoculars as we explore the rocky coast of Gravesend Bay. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

May 21

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the Wyckoff Farmhouse this winter for a free family day! While our public tours on Fridays and Saturdays are normally geared for an adult audience, we’ve planned engaging,…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

Family Day

at Captain Tilly Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of games, crafts, music, face painting, inflatables, cotton candy, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

LIC Arts Open with Wendy Klemperer at Court Square Park - Shadow Migration

at Court Square Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Shadow Migration exhibits animal silhouettes cut from steel plates and installed throughout the park.
Category: Art, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May 21

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Performances

at Madison Avenue and East 122nd Street (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
FLUX Public Art Projects, a FLUX Art Fair initiative, features over 40 public art installations for its second annual show.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

May 21

Celebrate Astoria! International Cultural Festival

at Great Lawn (in Astoria Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Following up on the success and feedback of the first celebration, the second festival will include the same exciting singing and dancing performances, as well as fun activities for the whole family.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals
Free!

May 21

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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