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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 13, 2017

May13

Compost Giveaway with Open Bin NYC 2017

at Lehman College, Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come and see how this institution manages the organic waste generated on their grounds and in the cafeteria!
Category: Nature
Free!

May13

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters. Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.—5 p.m.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day
Free!

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May13

Kids Drawing and Poetry Workshop

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Jesse Chun, whose installation Twenty Five Hours is on display at 99 Plymouth, will lead a workshop for kids ages seven to 11 on drawing and poetry.
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

CANCELLED: Spring Scavenger Hunt

at Brookville Playground (in Brookville Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of obstacle courses, music, a scavenger hunt, face painting, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

It's My Park at St. Nicholas Park

at West 135th Street Plaza (in St. Nicholas Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with TRASH project to to clean and beautify St. Nicholas Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

Cancelled: Central Park Family Discovery Day

at East Pinetum (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Due to recent weather forecasts of heavy rain and high winds, the Central Park Conservancy's Family Discovery Day scheduled to take place tomorrow, May 13 has been cancelled. The event will not be rescheduled.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Learn to Ride

at Juniper Valley Park Track (in Juniper Valley Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

Fire Building

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn primitive and modern methods for making fire safely and responsibly while exploring the outdoors.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May13

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May13

Marvelous Mushrooms Spring

at Smiling Hogshead Ranch, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This class offers a peek into the fungi kingdom at large and addresses DIY indoor growing and cultivation methods with the option to transfer your fungi to your outdoor garden.
Category: Education
Free!

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