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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 21, 2016

May 21

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Getting Started with Compost

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn all about the best ways to apply compost tea, use compost as a mulch or top-dressing, and when one application is better than the other.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May 21

CityParks PuppetMobile presents Puss in Boots

at Brooklyn (in Ennis Playground), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
City Parks Foundation offers a traveling puppet show, CityParks PuppetMobile, the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances…
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 21

It's My Park at Irving Square Park

at Irving Square Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:45 a.m.5:15 p.m.
We will be picking up litter, clearing leaves, and caring for the horticulture beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May 21

Summer on the Hudson: Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class is a fusion of Latin, international. and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 21

It's My Park at Sara D. Roosevelt Park

at M'finda Kalunga Community Garden (in Sara D. Roosevelt Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the M'Finda Kalunga Garden Volunteers and SDR Park Coalition help spring clean the garden and plant.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 21

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at Second Avenue Entrance (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be weeding, raking, mulching, and planting.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 21

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 and neighbors to plant, rake, and clean up at Minetta Green.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 21

It's My Park at Washington Market Park

at Washington Market Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with The Friends of Washington Market Park to plant flowers at Washington Market Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 21

GreenThumb Workshop: Plant Starts Giveaway

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get your veggie transplants at our annual giveaway, and learn some tips on square-foot gardening.
Category: Education
Free!

May 21

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to discover why Prospect Park is an important place for many species of birds. Learn about warblers through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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