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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 14, 2016

May 14

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
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Butterfly Exploration

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island 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: Nature
Free!

May 14

Tai Chi

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
These classes offer the opportunity to learn the Taoist method, improve one’s health, relax, and exercise in an outdoor setting among changing exhibitions of contemporary sculpture.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 14

Pitch, Hit & Run at Chelsea Park

at Chelsea Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks for a skills competition that features pitching, hitting and running for boys and girls ages 7 - 14 years.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 14

Sports & Fitness Day

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of races, games, obstacle courses, zumba & spin demonstrations, and more! All ages welcome!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Set along the backdrop of the Hell Gate Bridge and the Urban Farm, the fest welcomes the park’s cherry blossoms with live music, performances, games, exhibitions, face painting and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Food, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

Must See
Event
May 14

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 14

Summer on the Hudson: Girls Season Opener Jam

at Skate Park at 108th Street (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the seasonal opening of Riverside Skate Park at 108th Street with an open skate, girls all-level learn to ride, board decorating, and a game of S.K.A.T.E.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Best For
Kids

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