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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 12, 2018


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


International Migratory Bird Day

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help Prospect Park Alliance celebrate the importance of stop-overs, like Prospect Park, to migratory birds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

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Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

at Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join Bronx Green-Up/The New York Botanical Garden and Butterfly Project NYC to find out more about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Nature, Wildlife


Learn to Ride

at Paul Raimonda Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler. Please pre-register…
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride

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Second Saturday Free Tree Give-Away

at St. Mary's Park, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
New York Restoration Project and St. Mary's Senior Marlins are hosting a Free Tree Give-away. Join us and learn how to care for your new tree. FREE for everyone.
Category: Nature, Festivals, Seniors


Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours


Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

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

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids

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Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Floral Design Workshop: Mother’s Day Bouquet

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
For mom or with mom! Learn the art of hand-gathering bouquets for afresh-from-the-garden look. Each participant will take a bouquet home. All flowers and materials provided.
Category: Accessible, Education, Mother's Day

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