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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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from December 3, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

For The Birds Festival: A Celebration of All Things Avian

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come discover and celebrate NYC's avian residents at Conference House Park's For The Birds Festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

In the Footsteps of Edgar Allan Poe: A Walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge Walking Tour

at Edgar Allan Poe Cottage (in Poe Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Co. Historial Society Program Director Angel Hernandez on a three-mile walk from Poe Cottage to High Bridge via Aqueduct Avenue.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront

Must See
Event
May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Powell Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Powell Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean Powell Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Bike Rodeo

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us and DOT at a Bike Rodeo at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center! DOT will be giving away free helmets. You must bring your own bike to participate.
Category: Sports, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Pier 35

at Pier 35, Manhattan

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Lend a hand with planting and general cleanup, and stick around for a basketball shooting contest, a bocce demonstration, arts and crafts for the kids, exercise classes, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Commit to Be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council District 28 for a fun-filled day of activities including Zumba and other fitness demonstrations, obstacle courses, inflatables, relay races, music, and a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at White Playground

at White Playground (in White Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of White Park Alliance to plant flowers and beautify White Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Bronx Fiction Writers-Getting Started: The Fiction Hook With Charlie Vazquez

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to hook readers with an intriguing beginning that will keep them on the edge of their seats and wanting more. Bring ideas and lots of inspiration!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

May20

Family Day

at P.S. 249, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family to this delightful afternoon of games, arts and crafts, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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