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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 6, 2017

May 6

Family Art Project: Climate Kites Parade

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join visiting artist Andrea Lomanto to design a simple paper kite to display your environmental dream for caring for the earth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 6

Snug Harbor Plant sale and SI Orchid Society Show and Sale

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Your garden will be the envy of the block with hard-to-find annuals and hardy perennials, including herbaceous peonies, various iris species, and cultivars on sale.
Category: Accessible, Nature
Free!

May 6

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Green Team

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Green Team provides essential horticultural care to Brooklyn Bridge Park, including planting, mulching, and removing invasive plants.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

May 6

It's My Park at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening preparation and beach cleanup to get the park ready for the spring/summer weather and upcoming events.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 6

In Alice's Garden: Spring Service Day

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
We’ll be planting, prepping beds, manicuring the lawn, and sprucing up the grounds for the season.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Must See
Event
May 6

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for Zumba in the park! Dance in the sun and get fit with friends at West Harlem Piers Park.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 6

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 6

Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

at Grove Hill Learning Garden, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the connections between native plants and pollinators and how to encourage them in urban landscapes.
Category: Education, Wildflower Week, Seniors
Free!

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