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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 April 19, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 5, 2018

May 5

Hands On History: Make a Scented Sachet

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Kids (and adults) can make a floral scented sachet like the ones worn and used 200 years ago!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 5

Kingsbridge Heights Community Garden Open House

at Kingsbridge Heights Community Garden, Bronx

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Come join Kingsbridge Heights Community Garden and celebrate the new growing season! Join us for an afternoon of garden work and family-friendly activities.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 5

Gallery Tour

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about Glyndor Gallery exhibitions on a tour led by Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

May 5

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 5

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Barnes & Noble, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Experience Union Square in a new way by participating in the Union Square Partnership's free walking tour - Union Square: Crossroads of New York.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 5

Flushing Cemetery Walking Tour

at Flushing Cemetery, Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Established in 1853, the cemetery is a testament to Flushing’s arboreal and horticultural heritage. It is the final resting place of Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, and more!
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 6, 2018

May 6

Summer on the Hudson: Tai Chi

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join Silvana Pizzuti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art with health benefits for all fitness levels.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 6

Bird Watching at Strack Pond

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Start your day with an early morning bird watching walk led by Jean Loscalzo of the Queens County Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Wildlife
Free!

May 6

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Corlears Hook Park

at Corlears Hook Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spend the day gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this highly-used space. Breakfast, lunch, and a t-shirt will be provided.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 6

Green Neighborhood: Bayside - Tree ID Walk

at 39th Avenue and Bell Boulevard

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Start the morning with a Tree Identification walk around the neighborhood, followed by a street-tree care workshop, where you’ll learn the basics of keeping trees healthy and vibrant.
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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