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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 19, 2018

May19

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Richard Rodgers Amphitheater (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Mount Morris Park Community Improvement Association to plant flowers, clean up, and beautify Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at First Park

at First Park Handball Court Entrance (in First Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Volunteer with First Street Block Association to clean and plant flowers at First Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

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 you to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes with cardio exercises that keep your heart rate up and fat burning.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

Fun with Fungi: Mycoculture Using Compost

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn about the basics of fungal biology and the role of fungi as decomposers. Assemble your own coffee-and-cardboard mushroom starter kit to take home!
Category: Education, Nature

May19

Urban Farm Exploration Day

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Our farmers have planted some surprising and interesting produce this year so we encourage you to come visit! All ages welcome.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

This Place Matters: Flushing’s Annual Spring History and Community Festival

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the history of Flushing through eat, heal, make, and play areas. Children and adults are welcome to come learn and experience Flushing’s unique heritage at this outdoor fest.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Festivals, History, Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Farmhouse Family Day

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
What’s the buzz this month? Join us as we a take look into another little home on our farm – our local beehive!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May19

POSTPONED: It's My Park at New Dorp Beach

at Parking Lot at Topping Street (in Great Kills Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Kivlehan Park, Inc. to clean and maintain the Sandy Memorial Garden at New Dorp Beach Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

It's My Park at Carmansville Playground

at Carmansville Playground (in Carmansville Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Friends of Carmansville Playground to plant flowers and beautify Carmansville Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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