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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 20, 2017

May20

Second Annual GROW Brooklyn Festival: Diversity through Food

at St. John's Recreation Center, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
For the second annual GROW Brooklyn Festival, organizations in urban farming, culinary arts, and technology will come together to bring greater awareness of Diversity Through Food.
Category: Festivals, Food
Free!

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May20

Wallabout Walking Tour

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This free guided walk will discuss how the historic Wallabout neighborhood near Fort Greene has developed since the Dutch first arrived in the early 1600’s and highlight notable residents.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

520 Waterfront Walk: Edgemere

at La Quinta Inn & Suites Far Rockaway, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore the bay and beach on this neighborhood tour led by NYC Housing Preservation & Development and learn about Resilient Edgemere.
Category: Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Minetta Green

at Minetta Green, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Minetta Green to to help beautify Minetta Green.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Basic Canoeing

at Martling Pond (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Few experiences compare with being on the open water in New York City. All canoe programs are for ages 8 years and older,great for all skill levels. First-come, first-served.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing
Free!

May20

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!

May20

It's My Park at Thomas Greene Playground

at Entrance at 3rd Avenue and Douglass Street (in Thomas Greene Playground), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Thomas Greene Park to help beautify Thomas Greene Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at W 132nd St Trees

at 132nd Block Association, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Neighbors United of West 132nd Street Block Association-NUW to plant flowers and beautify the street trees.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Tompkinsville Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will be raking leaves, planting, pruning, and weeding.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

It's My Park at Sherman Creek

at 203rd Street and 9th Avenue (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Friends of Sherman Creek to help clean and beautify Sherman Creek.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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