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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 19, 2018

May19

It's My Park at James Weldon Johnson Playground

at James Weldon Johnson Playground, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with East Harlem Neighborhood Health Action Center to do general clean up at James Weldon Johnson Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Silver Lake Park

at Volunteer Meeting Location (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Silver Lake Park Conservancy as they clean and beautify Silver Lake Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground

at 2nd Avenue and 29th Street (in Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Albano Park to clean and plant flowers at Vincent F. Albano Jr. Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Edgecombe Avenue Street Trees

at 291 Edgecombe Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Security 5 Block Association to plant flowers, clean-up the tree pits, and paint benches and garden rails.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

Horseshoe Crabs

at Plumb Beach Parking Lot

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
The horseshoe crab has been around since before the dinosaurs. Every May and June, horseshoe crabs emerge from the ocean onto the beaches of Brooklyn.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Bartow's Literary Elevenses Book Club

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join Museum Guides Laura DeRiggi and Caitlyn Sellar as they lead a historical-fiction book club where literature and tea blend for a savory adventure.
Category: Education, History, Talks
Free!

May19

Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May19

Community Volunteer Day

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Roll up your sleeves and keep Queens Botanical Garden clean and green! Led by QBG staff, volunteers will participate in a variety of gardening activities.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May19

Family Art Project: Bird Calls Mural

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join returning visiting artist Virva Hinnemo to construct and paint a collaborative mural with sculptural branches—a forest mural that will be animated with bird calls!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

It’s My Park Day

at Lookout Hill (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We'll focus our efforts on Lookout Hill with some cleaning, path maintenance, and woodland restoration.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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