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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

May12

Family Art Project: Messages for Mother Earth and Mom

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about Pachamama, revered in South America, who teaches moderation in what we take from the earth. Make an inspired painting on a card with pop-out elements.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Mother's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May12

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly adventure as we discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park’s most beloved children’s sculptures!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May12

It's My Park at Brower Park

at Brower Park Butterfly Garden (in Brower Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Brower Park to plant seeds in the butterfly garden at Brower Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May12

It's My Park at Amersfort Park

at Main Garden Area (in Amersfort Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Amersfort Park to beautify Amersfort Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May12

It's My Park at Mosholu Parkway

at Webster House, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Bedford Mosholu Community Association to do horticulture and general clean up at Frank Frisch Field and "the Gully".
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May12

It's My Park at Bellevue South Park

at Bellevue South Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends Of Bellevue South Park to clean up Bellevue South Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May12

It's My Park at Jerome Park

at Fort Independence Park House (in Fort Independence Playground), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate spring in the Bronx and volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors (FANS) and Community Board 8 at Fort Independence Park and along Sedgwick Avenue.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May12

Help the Garden Day

at Community Garden This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join our community gardeners and learn basic gardening skills. Seasonal tasks include, weeding, watering, mulching, composting, pruning, and planting.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May12

Second Saturday Bike Park Orientation Days at Highbridge

at 131 Fort George Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Led by professional ride leaders and master trailbuilders, participants learn what it takes to build and ride the most progressive urban bike park in America!
Category: Sports, Volunteer
Free!

May12

Birding Bonanza

at Little Hell Gate Salt Marsh (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for a day of free, family-friendly bird watching! Learn about the amazing adaptations of birds as they thrive in the Island’s restored habitats.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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