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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 7, 2016

May 7

It's My Park at Sherry Dog Run

at Sherry Park (in Sherry Dog Run), Queens

11:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be needed to help with a general cleanup, and to paint benches and planters.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Red Hook Park (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Most kids learn to ride in one session, but even if they don’t, they can join us for another free class!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Carousel Opening Eco Day

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come ride the carousel, enjoy craft activities, and meet farm animals visiting for the day.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Kids Learn to Ride a Bike with Bike NY

at 35th Street Playground (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This class is open to children ages 5 - 13. Each participant must attend with a legal guardian.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 7

Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Festivals, Best for Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Sports and Fitness Day

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come join us for an afternoon of obstacle courses, races, rockwall climbing, zumba, spin deomonstrations, and more!
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more. The Urban Park Rangers will also inform you about the best places to see wildlife in NYC.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
May 7

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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