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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 20, 2017

May20

Highbridge Counts: Volunteer for Park User Study!

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is conducting a public use study of Highbridge Park! We need volunteers to help count park visitors and collect other data throughout the park for a four-hour shift.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May20

Children's Garden Planting Day and Puppet Show

at Broadway and Arden Street (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Plant a diverse array of plant types to improve the park's appearance and provide year-round beauty for the neighborhood to enjoy.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
May20

It's My Park at Stuyvesant Square

at Peter Stuyvesant Statue (in Stuyvesant Square), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association to clean up the garden beds and paint fences and benches at Stuyvesant Square Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Must See
Event
May20

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!

May20

It's My Park at Tibbett's Tail

at Bailey Avenue and 234th Street (in Bailey Playground), Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Bronx Community Board 8 to clean up Tibbett's Tail.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May20

Shape Up NYC: Zumba - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Have fun with Zumba for fitness, health, and well-being.
Category: Accessible, Fitness
Free!

May20

Rangers Choice: Calvert Vaux Park Discovery Hike

at Calvert Vaux Park, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This beautifully-restored parkland holds remnants of sunken barges that have been taken over by nature.
Category: Birding, Nature, History, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

May20

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

at Belvedere Castle (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. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of theā€¦
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May20

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!

May20

Plant Giveaway/Perennial Workshop at The Battery

at Battery Urban Farm (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Battery is home to 134,000 square feet of beautiful perennial gardens grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers.
Category: Nature
Free!

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