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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 First Park

at First Park Handball Court Entrance (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Volunteer with First Street Block Association to clean and plant flowers at First Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads you to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes with cardio exercises that keep your heart rate up and fat burning.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

Fun with Fungi: Mycoculture Using Compost

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about the basics of fungal biology and the role of fungi as decomposers. Assemble your own coffee-and-cardboard mushroom starter kit to take home!
Category: Education, Nature

May19

Farmhouse Family Day

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

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore NYC's oldest house! Enjoy scavenger hunts, artifact investigation, gardening, self-guided exploration, and hands-on activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

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May19

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking Lot at Topping Street (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and maintain the Sandy Memorial Garden at New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Carmansville Playground

at Carmansville Playground (in Carmansville Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Carmansville Playground to plant flowers and beautify Carmansville Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at West 132nd Street Trees

at 132nd Block Association, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Neighbors United of West 132nd Street Block Association/NUW to plant flowers, clean, and beautify the street trees pits.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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!

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