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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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Sunday, May 20, 2018

May20

It's My Park at Thomas Jefferson Park Dog Run

at Toms Dog Run (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Tom's Dog Run Committee to do a general clean up and planting at Thomas Jefferson Park.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Bees and Flowers Tour of The Battery

at The Battery Playground (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in the extraordinary world of bees and flowers, and see inside an active beehive, on this urban beekeeping tour of The Battery
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

CANCELLED: Fitness Festival

at Bush Clinton Park (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Fun and healthy event featuring free fitness classes, obstacle course, brain games, flexibility exercises, dance fitness and other fun activities encouraging more movement and play…
Category: Fitness
Free!

May20

Family Art Project: Bird Calls Mural

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own individual, lightweight, cardboard bird that will flutter into the mural or hover on sticks on the ceiling.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May20

Introducing…The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society - High Rock Pond Dip

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the complex world of pond life, as we search for the freshwater invertebrates that call the waters of the Greenbelt home.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Yoga in the Garden

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Through July, enjoy Sunday mornings in the garden as the setting for your yoga practice. Classes are led by certified Yoga Haven instructors.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

May20

Goalball Hosted by the NY Knights

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for goalball, a Paralympic sports for athletes with visual impairments! This sport is played by two blindfolded teams using a ball with bells to score goals against their opponent.
Category: Accessible, Sports

May20

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Randall's Island Waterfront Walking Tour

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the history of the island and its incredible transformation over the past century.
Category: Nature, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Minetta Green to plant flowers and shrubs as well as clean up and beautify Minetta Green.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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