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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 January 20, 2018

Sunday, May 7, 2017

May 7

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park

at Leif Ericson Park Comfort Station (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Parent Child Relationship to maintain and beautify Leif Ericson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

CANCELLED: It's My Park at East River Esplanade

at 96th Street and FDR Drive (in East River Esplanade), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Upper Green Side organization to scrap and paint the railings at the East River Esplanade.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

NYCH2O Tour of the Ridgewood Reservoir

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, Nature, Tours
Free!

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May 7

Urban Farm Exploration Day

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore and learn about the great variety of colorful fruits and vegetables, chickens, and even rice paddies at our Urban Farm. Ask our Urban Farmers about all that's growing!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours, Food, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

5 Boro Bike Tour Watch Party

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen was an early female bicyclist. Watch as thousands of cyclists ride by the museum. Prime photo opportunity!
Category: Sports, Bike Month NYC, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
May 7

Free Community Rowing at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please note: You must arrive at noon. Children (under 18) must be accompanied by a parent. For every rower under 12 one parent or adult guardian must be present.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 7

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Nature Exploration: Seton Falls Park

at East 233 Street and Baychester Avenue (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Explore one of NYC's hidden treasures with our park rangers. The park hosts a marshland which supports many wildlife, as well as rock outcroppings, cliffs, and a temperate forest.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

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Event
May 7

Fitness With Fido

at Canine Court (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Fitness with Fido combines your love of fitness with the love of your canine companion.
Category: Fitness, Dogs, Outdoor Fitness

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Event
May 7

Science in the Park: Woodlands

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Topics include pond exploration, engineering, insects, and flight. This program is suitable for children ages 7 to 11.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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