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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

Family Art Project: Bird Calls Mural

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join returning visiting artist Virva Hinnemo to construct and paint a collaborative mural with sculptural branches—a forest mural that will be animated with bird calls!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

It’s My Park Day

at Lookout Hill (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We'll focus our efforts on Lookout Hill with some cleaning, path maintenance, and woodland restoration.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May19

Learn to Ride

at Shoelace Park, Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free, fun event! Show your child, 5 years of age or older, how to ride a 2-wheeler using the "balance first"…
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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