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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 6, 2018

May 6

Family Art Project: Confetti Nests for Bluebirds

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
At the time of year when little nestlings appear, papermaker Randy Brozen returns to show us how to sculpt little bluebirds and vibrant nests from paper pulp and shredded confetti.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Yoga in the Garden

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.
Through July, enjoy Sunday mornings in the garden as the setting for your yoga practice.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

May 6

It's My Park at William Sheridan Playground

at William Sheridan Playground, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of William Sheridan to beautify, paint, and clean at William Sheridan Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Central Park Birding Basics: The North Woods

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Roger Morris Park Garden Volunteer Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Whether you have a green thumb or just a curiosity for what makes the garden grow, all are welcome to volunteer in Roger Morris Park, the grounds of the Morris-Jumel Mansion,
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 6

Introducing... The Bug Club: The Greenbelt Amateur Entomologist Society - Entomology for Kids

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Bug Club is an educational mini-series that explores the anatomy, life-cycles, and natural history of bugs through engaging activities, excursions in the Greenbelt, and live demos.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

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

May 6

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to beautify at Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Ridgewood Reservoir Community Tours

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us to explore this incredible natural resource in the heart of NYC.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

Animal of the Month Club: Great Blue Heron Canoe Adventure

at Martling Avenue and Brooks Pond Place (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
On this program, enjoy a paddle in Clove Lakes Park and view the incredible Great Blue Heron and other birds of this habitat. Ages 8+.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kayaking and Canoeing, Wildlife
Free!

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