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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


Jones Woods Invasive Plant Removal

at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team to do forest restoration in Jones Woods Park! We will be pulling invasive plants like Japanese knotweed and garlic mustard in the upland forests at Jones Woods.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness


CANCELLED: It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Marcus Garvey Dog Run Group to spread wood chips, paint fencing, and beautify the dog run area!
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park


CANCELLED: Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance annual Flotilla event where we will lead participants down a five-mile stretch of the Bronx River.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals, Games, Sports, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront


Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

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It's My Park at Van Cortlandt Park

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the soil and help keep Van Cortlandt park green.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park


Free Soil Testing Workshops at McCarren Park Green Market

at McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Don't be afraid of your urban soil, just learn how to safely interact with it. These workshops will be casual and focus on getting your questions answered.
Category: Nature


Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing


CANCELLED: It's My Park at Amersfort Park

at Main Garden Area (in Amersfort Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Amersfort Park to beautify and clean up the park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Bronx Food and Farms Walking Tour: Highbridge Gardens

at East 161st Street and Grand Concourse, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Visit three longstanding community gardens to explore their history and meet the gardeners who currently care for them.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors

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