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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 May 5, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 7, 2016

May 7

Learn to Ride: Kids

at Rosemary's Playground, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With our safe, easy, effective method, Learn to Ride students learn how to balance, pedal, start, stop, and steer a bike, as well as adjust a helmet for proper fit.
Category: Best for Kids, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Tompkinsville Park

at Corner of Victory Avenue and Bay Street (in Tompkinsville Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
The volunteers will be raking leaves, planting, and doing overall park beautification. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Valentino Pier

at Valentino Pier, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Red Hook Boaters to do a general cleanup at Valentino Pier.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

Jennifer's Annual Flushing Bay Shoreline Cleanup

at World's Fair Marina, Pier 1 (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join the Empire Dragon Boat Team, in partnership with Riverkeeper and NYC Parks, as we work together to clean-up the Flushing Bay shoreline. Join the cleanup,…
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Hoover-Manton Playgrounds

at Seating area (in Hoover - Manton Playgrounds), Queens

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Briarwood Action Network to beautify Hoover-Manton Playgrounds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

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
May 7

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Prospect Park Alliance educators at the Peninsula to learn about birds and other animals that make their home near water.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 7

Mother’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy the spring grounds and find something special for mom, featuring handmade goods from local artists and crafters.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Mother's Day, Waterfront
Free!

May 7

It's My Park at Sherry Dog Run

at Sherry Park (in Sherry Dog Run), Queens

11:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Volunteers will be needed to help with a general cleanup, and to paint benches and planters.
Category: Dogs, Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 7

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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