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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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from February 25, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 20, 2017

May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Powell Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Powell Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean Powell Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Bike Rodeo

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us and DOT at a Bike Rodeo at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center! DOT will be giving away free helmets. You must bring your own bike to participate.
Category: Sports, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Pier 35

at Pier 35, Manhattan

11:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Lend a hand with planting and general cleanup, and stick around for a basketball shooting contest, a bocce demonstration, arts and crafts for the kids, exercise classes, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Best for Kids, Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Commit to Be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks & Council District 28 for a fun-filled day of activities including Zumba and other fitness demonstrations, obstacle courses, inflatables, relay races, music, and a…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

CANCELLED: It's My Park at White Playground

at White Playground (in White Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of White Park Alliance to plant flowers and beautify White Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Bronx Fiction Writers-Getting Started: The Fiction Hook With Charlie Vazquez

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn how to hook readers with an intriguing beginning that will keep them on the edge of their seats and wanting more. Bring ideas and lots of inspiration!
Category: Accessible, Education, Art
Free!

May20

Family Day

at P.S. 249, Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring the whole family to this delightful afternoon of games, arts and crafts, face painting, music, popcorn, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

Traditions Festival

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
See how New Yorkers made household goods 200 years ago and learn about how communities from all across Queens today bring their culture to our city.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

Learn to Ride

at Basketball Courts (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages five and older how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

NYC Compost Project: Turn and Learn

at Compost Demonstration Site (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn sustainable landscape management practices and help us make compost.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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