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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 23, 2014 to November 29, 2014
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Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
May 4

Alpine Trough Day at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Spend the day with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer and Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day as they share the art of trough gardening.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 4

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
May 4

Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Highbridge Forest Crew works to remove invasive plants from the park and to care for recently planted native trees. As part of the Forest Crew you will learn basic invasive and…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 4

Happy Hounds Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your canine companion for a hike through the central Greenbelt Learn the trails and make new friends.
Category: Nature, Dogs
Free!

May 4

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.12:45 p.m.
Explore the Park’s central features, including the Lake and Ramble woodland, then marvel at the views from Belvedere Castle.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 4

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

Kayak Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park, Staten Island

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us as the Freshkills Park team and Kayak Staten Island, guide you through the beautiful creeks and streams of the future Freshkills Park via kayak.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May 4

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

at Binnen Bridge (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Alliance presents Pop-Up Audubon, now in its second season, which invites families to directly engage with nature through outdoor learning in locations around the Park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Games, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Garden Walking Tour in Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a tour of the "Park for All Seasons" through the Heather and Alpine Gardens of Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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