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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 6, 2017

May 6

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

at Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Education, Wildflower Week, Seniors
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds

at Manton Avenue and Main street (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Kiwanis Queens Boulevard Club to help with a general cleanup, paint benches, and a possible planting at Hoover - Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Wolfe's Pond Park

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with New York City Mountain Bike Association to clean the trails at Wolfe's Pond Park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

Free Community Garden Storytime

at East 43rd Street Block Association Community Garden Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a read aloud, music and singing for this story time in partnership with the East 43rd street community garden and the Brooklyn Public Library.
Free!

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Event
May 6

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May 6

Queens Farm Spring Sheep Shearing

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Ever seen a sheep get its haircut? Join us on the farm for this annual spring celebration with sheep shearing demonstrations throughout the afternoon!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids

Must See
Event
May 6

NYCH2O Tour of the Ridgewood Reservior

at Ridgewood Reservior This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take a history,engineering and ecology tour of the reservoir and Brooklyn Waterworks led by guides from NYCH2O
Category: Education, Tours
Free!

May 6

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours

May 6

Learn to Ride

at Paul Raimonda Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Bring a bike, a child, and a helmet for this free fun event! Show your kids, ages 5 or older, how to ride a two-wheeler.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Urban Wildlife Festival

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks, the Urban Park Rangers, and the Fort Tryon Park Trust at Urban Wildlife Festival to get up close and personal with owls, hawks, porcupines, tortoises, and more.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Talks, Wildlife
Free!

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