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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

Bird Watching at Strack Pond

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Corlears Hook Park

at Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Fort Independence Playground

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

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Jerome Park Friends and Neighbors to tend to the planting beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Green Neighborhood: Bayside - Tree ID Walk

at 39th Avenue and Bell Boulevard

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start the morning with a Tree Identification walk around the neighborhood, followed by a street-tree care workshop, where you’ll learn the basics of keeping trees healthy and vibrant.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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

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