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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.

Viewing 12,551–12,560 out of 15,097 events
from May 21, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Saturday, May 13, 2017

May13

NYRR Open Run: Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May13

It's My Park at West 132nd Street Block Association Park

at 132 Street Block Association Park (in ), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with West 132nd Street Block Association to plant flowers, clean, and beauifty our green space!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Morningside Park Dog Run

at 114 Street and Morningside Drive (in Morningside Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Morningside BARC (Build A Run Coalition) to spread woodchips and beautify Morningside Park Dog Run!
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May13

Youth Art Festival Exhibition

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This three-week art festival will include a variety of artwork created by children who attend NYC Parks youth programming at recreation centers throughout the five boroughs.
Category: Accessible, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May13

NYRR Open Run: Canarsie Park

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May13

Jones Woods Invasive Plant Removal

at Franklin Avenue and Arnold Street (in Jones Woods Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Stewardship Team to do forest restoration in Jones Woods Park! We will be pulling invasive plants like Japanese knotweed and garlic mustard in the upland forests at Jones Woods.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park Dog Run (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Marcus Garvey Dog Run Group to spread wood chips, paint fencing, and beautify the dog run area!
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: Amazing Bronx River Flotilla

at 219th Street and Bronx Boulevard, Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Join the Bronx River Alliance annual Flotilla event where we will lead participants down a five-mile stretch of the Bronx River.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Festivals, Games, Sports, Food, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

May13

Bird Walks with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like water, shelter, and insects to eat.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife

Best For
Kids
May13

It's My Park at Van Cortlandt Park

at Friends of Van Cortlandt Park Compost Demo Site (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your hands in the soil and help keep Van Cortlandt park green.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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