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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 6, 2017

May 6

In Alice's Garden: Spring Service Day

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May 6

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

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 6

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 6

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

at Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Education, Wildflower Week, Seniors
Free!

May 6

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 6

Queens Farm Spring Sheep Shearing

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ever seen a sheep get its haircut? Join us on the farm for this annual spring celebration with sheep shearing demonstrations throughout the afternoon!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids

Must See
Event
May 6

NYCH2O Tour of the Ridgewood Reservior

at Ridgewood Reservior This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a history,engineering and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks led by guides from NYCH2O
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

May 6

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

May 6

Learn to Ride

at Paul Raimonda Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 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.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids

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