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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 Jacob H. Schiff Playground

at Amsterdam Avenue and 137th Street, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Jacob H. Schiff Playground Neighborhood Association to beautify and clean up Jacob H. Schiff Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park

at Thomas Jefferson Park Playground (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Building Super Moms for Breastfeeding from the East Harlem Health Action Center to do some planting at Thomas Jefferson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds

at Hoover Playground (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Briarwood Action Network to do a cleanup at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Sherman Creek

at 203rd Street and 9th Avenue Entrance (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Sherman Creek to do some general clean up and planting at Sherman Creek.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Harlem Art Park

at Harlem Art Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Art Park Alliance to do a general clean up and planting at Harlem Art Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

Photo Hike with Alice Austen House

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us on a family-friendly nature photowalk to celebrate a new exhibition featuring early wildlife photographer George Shiras.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

May19

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and The Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May19

The New York City Naturalist Club: Urban Wildlife

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as they guide you to just a few of the many birds, reptiles, and mammals that call New York City home.
Category: Education, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

May19

Staten Island BioBlitz

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we walk through Blue Heron Park while researchers conduct a BioBlitz, surveying the park’s flora and fauna.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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May19

Direct Sow and Transplant

at River Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will focus on the preparation, seeding, transplanting, and care of plants to maximize production.
Category: Education
Free!

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