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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 5, 2018

May 5

It's My Park at Soundview Park

at Soundview Park Butterfly Meditation Garden (in Soundview Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Soundview Park to get the Butterfly Meditation Garden ready for summer.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 5

Boardwalk Barrels of Fun

at West 10th Street Boardwalk Entrance (in Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Boardwalk Barrels of Fun is an art competition and family fun day event. We will be painting trash barrels with colorful landscapes, seascapes, and carnival-themed art.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

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May 5

Snug Harbor Plant Sale

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At Snug Harbor's Plant Sale, you’ll find hard-to-find annuals and hardy perennials on sale, including herbaceous peonies, various iris species, and cultivars.
Category: Nature, Markets

May 5

May Day Craft and Plant Sale

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Old Stone House at Washington Park at its festival to celebrate May and springtime in New York City with plants and crafts for sale.
Category: Nature, Art
Free!

May 5

Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 5

Volunteers Needed for Carousel Opening Day

at Carousel for All Children (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed for the set up and breakdown of the event and for assisting with activities during the day.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 5

Family Arts Workshops

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for these fun-filled free workshops featuring music, dance, arts and crafts of Mexico! Families will design their own costumes, write songs and create their own dances inspired…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Dance, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Learn to Ride

at Pelham Bay Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park Homer's Run

at Homers Dog Run (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Inwoof to do some general clean up of Homer's Run at Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 5

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYCMTB on the first Saturday of each month to help ride, build, and maintain the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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