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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 May 17, 2013 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 19, 2018

May19

Birdy Basecamp

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
See nests, eggs, feathers and other avian objects. View the Birdy Family Album and find out which birds call the Bronx home.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Learn to Ride

at Midland Beach Parking Lot (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 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: Accessible, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one! Central Park Conservancy staff take you on a guided stroll amid thousands of trees, shrubs, bulbs, perennials, and annuals that bloom throughout the year.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

May19

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May19

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Ilka Tanya Payan Park

at Ilka Tanya Payan Plaza, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Audubon 157 to plant, beautify, and celebrate local artisans at Ilka Tanya Payan Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May19

Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Inflating Colors with Tamar Ettun

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Kick off the 2018 Saturday Sculpture Workshop season by crafting colorful inflatables with plastic sheets and tape.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

The Fractured Narrative Through the Female Lens

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will use recollective memory to create a short narrative piece in which they discuss scenes of self-characterization.
Category: Talks
Free!

May19

ACC Pet Adoptions at Forest Park

at Seuffert Bandshell Parking lot (in Forest Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC) will be at Forest Park with great cats and dogs (and possibly a rabbit) available for adoption!
Category: Dogs
Free!

Must See
Event
May19

Urban Farming 101: Seed Starting Indoors with Anna Poaster

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come learn about the ins and outs of the seed starting process, start some seeds to take home, and take your garden knowledge to the next level.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May19

Immigrants: The Roots of Innovation

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location, H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This exhibit highlights important pioneers in these fields so people today can understand how our ancestors started making the world “smaller” by learning how to travel vast oceans.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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