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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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Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4

Coastal Cleanup

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Coastal Cleanup Volunteers give back to the community by helping us remove hundreds of pounds of trash from Pier 1 salt marshes and beaches.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May 4

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Central Park Conservancy Kiosk at Merchant's Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 4

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
May 4

Horticulture Volunteer Days

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join our horticulture staff for an engaging, educational event where you will learn gardening basics while working hands-on with our plants.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 4

Tour The Battery

at Netherland Monument (in The Battery), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's rich history, many important landmarks and monuments, the Seaglass Carousel, 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 4

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Create a 3D gift for mom! This program is suitable for ages six to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Softball Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learnong the basic fundamentals of softball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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