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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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from September 12, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, May 21, 2016

May21

Saturday Sculpture Workshops

at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Participants will work with a different artist each week, exploring innovative art mediums and a variety of subject matter.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Best for Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Marcus Garvey Park

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Marcus Garvey Park Alliance to do general park cleanup and family planting activities with petunias in Marcus Garvey Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May21

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

It's My Park at Baisley Pond Park

at Sutphin Boulevard and Rockaway Boulevard (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Talent Youth Development Education and Entertainment to beautify Baisley Pond Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May21

CANCELLED: Commit to be Fit

at Baisley Park Extension (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Please note: this event has been cancelled. It has been re-scheduled for May 28th.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
May21

Sacred Sites Weekend with Landmarks Conservancy

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Highlights include the archaeology of Queens and New York City, along with tours of the house and our beautiful gardens.
Category: Accessible, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

May21

It's My Park at Mullaly Park

at E164th St and River Avenue Entrance (in Mullaly Park), Bronx

12:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with the Mullaly Bikepark group to help re-paint the skate ramps at Mullaly Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May21

Ranger's Choice: Calvert Vaux Park Discovery Hike

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Put on your hiking shoes and bring your binoculars as we explore the rocky coast of Gravesend Bay. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Hiking
Free!

May21

FLUX Public Art Projects: FLUX Art Fair Performances

at Madison Avenue and East 122nd Street (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
FLUX Public Art Projects, a FLUX Art Fair initiative, features over 40 public art installations for its second annual show.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Seniors
Free!

May21

Family Day

at Captain Tilly Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of games, crafts, music, face painting, inflatables, cotton candy, and more!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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