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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 13, 2017

May13

It's My Park at Playground Thirty Five - Spring Cleaning!

at Playground Thirty-Five (in Playground Thirty Five XXXV), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with Assemblymember Barnwell's Office to clean the playgroung equipment!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

Mugworts Beware

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identity and remove invasive mugwort from the Meadow Lake shoreline.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May13

Free Soil Testing Workshops at McCarren Park Green Market

at McCarren Park Field House (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Don't be afraid of your urban soil, just learn how to safely interact with it. These workshops will be casual and focus on getting your questions answered.
Category: Nature
Free!

May13

It's My Park at 2nd Ave Trees

at East 33rd Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out and volunteer with Kips Bay Neighborhood Association to care for the street trees along 2nd Ave. between 30th-33rd Streets in Manhattan!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May13

Bronx Food and Farms Walking Tour: Highbridge Gardens

at East 161st Street and Grand Concourse, Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
Visit three longstanding community gardens to explore their history and meet the gardeners who currently care for them.
Category: Accessible, Education, History, Tours, Food, Talks, Seniors

May13

Lucy Wilner: Us and Them, Birds at the Intersection of Natural and Man-made Worlds

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Wilner’s paintings explore the realms of imagination evoked by today’s new ecological and trans-species consciousness.
Category: Education, Nature, Art
Free!

May13

CANCELLED: Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May13

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads a class to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes combined with cardio exercises that will maximize your fat-burning potential. Bring your own mat.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May13

Science in the Park: Baywaters

at Little Bay Park, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We'll grab a seining net and learn about the various creatures that live in the bay.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Waterfront, Fishing, Wildlife
Free!

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Kids
May13

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Owl's Head Park

at 67th Street and Colonial Road Entrance (in Owl's Head Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Volunteer with Owl's Head Hort Group to beautify the park!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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