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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 24, 2014 to November 29, 2014
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Saturday, May 10, 2014

May10

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

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May10

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing - no water needed!
Category: Education, Nature, Father's Day, Fishing
Free!

May10

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May10

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum Open House: Country in the City

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Where else can you sit on a porch in Manhattan? Enjoy the arrival of warm weather by joining us for a FREE Open House at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum. A special feature of the day in the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Kids
Free!

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Event
May10

Spread the Love: Wildflower Seed Balls

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about local wildflowers and the benefits of adding wildflowers and herbs to your garden, yard, or other open space.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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Event
May10

Tree Giveaway

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree!
Category: Nature
Free!

May10

GreenThumb Workshop: Butterfly Project NYC Native Plant Share

at New Roots Community Garden

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn more about the importance of native plants and pollinators and how to encourage their presence in urban landscapes.
Category: Nature
Free!

May10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May10

Freshwater Fishing

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

12:00 p.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home.
Category: Nature, Fishing
Free!

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Event
May10

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.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

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