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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 13, 2017

May13

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

May13

It's My Park at Conference House Park

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

Mugworts Beware

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identity and remove invasive mugwort from the Meadow Lake shoreline.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May13

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

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May13

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to beautify the park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: 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!

May13

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

May13

Shape Up NYC/M.A.P Outdoor Fitness Party

at CAMBA Cornerstone at Boulevard, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will engage in free fitness class demos, including Zumba, dance fitness, Yoga, and ending with a dance party for the community. Light refreshments will be served.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May13

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

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