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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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Sunday, May 4, 2014

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

Best For
Kids
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

Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Archery is a wonderful way to improve focus and develop patience. Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

May 4

Historic New York: Fort Greene

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Historic New York programs highlight the…
Category: Education, History, Tours
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

It's My Park Day at Albemarle Playground

at Albemarle Playground, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
On May 4th join The Singing Winds, a storytelling series featuring traditional folklore representing the local community in an effort to further beautify Albermarle Playground.
Category: Kids, It's My Park Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 4

Celebrate Queens Farm!

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
What does Springtime mean to us? Find out at this celebration of all things Queens Farm! Watch sheep shearing and spinning demos, take a hayride, go on a farmer-led tour, check out our…
Category: Education, Games, History, Kids, Food

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Event
May 4

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Head to Grand Army Plaza on the first and third Sunday to sample treats from New York’s best food trucks.
Category: Food
Free!

May 4

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

May 4

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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