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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

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

May19

Learn to Ride

at Samuel Seabury Playground, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Ilka Tanya Payan Park

at Ilka Tanya Payan Plaza, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Audubon 157 to plant, beautify, and celebrate local artisans at Ilka Tanya Payan Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Exhibition: Tredwell Brides: Changing Wedding Traditions in the 19th Century

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This exhibition explores changes in 19th century wedding customs. Highlights: two wedding dresses from the collection.
Category: Education, Art, History

May19

Family Day

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and Council Member I. Daneek Miller for an afternoon of crafts, games, inflatables, face painting, a photo booth, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Nature Walk: Plants for Bird-Friendly Gardens

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore Wave Hill with Tod Winston, Manager of National Audubon’s Plants for Birds program, to see native plants that provide food, cover, & nesting sites for the local avian population.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Gorman Playground

at 85th Street and 30th Avenue (in Gorman Playground), Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with CPrep LLC to do a cleanup at Gorman Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

Marvelous Mushrooms

at Campos Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

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, Nature, Talks
Free!

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