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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 20, 2015 to December 26, 2015
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Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 9

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? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May 9

Urban Wildlife Appreciation Day

at Indian Road Lawn (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about squirrels, coyotes, skunks, urban birds, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids
Free!

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

May10

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

May10

Mother's Day at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring your mom for an early morning bird watching walk led by Steve and Heidi Nanz of the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Mother's Day
Free!

May10

Birding: Willow Lake

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as they gear up for spring cleaning!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May10

Birding Basics for Families

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Experience Central Park when it becomes a precious bird habitat and migration hot spot!
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May10

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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