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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 October 7, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 25, 2013

May25

Live Presentation: Reptiles & Amphibians of the Lower Hudson Valley at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.
Did you know that a variety of snakes, toads, turtles and salamanders reside in Riverdale? Learn about the life of these secretive animals.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May25

Rockaway Barrier Painting Design Competition

at Beach 94th Street and Shore Front Parkway (in Rockaway Beach), Queens This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us at the Dome to view the proposals and cast your vote for the Rockaway Barrier Painting Design Competition!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Must See
Event
May25

Big Apple Circus

at Parking Lot, Queens

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Big Apple Circus presents "Legendarium - A Journey into Circus Past", memorable one-ring show for the ages.
Category: Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
May25

Sunset Ecology Cruise

at Pier 4 (in Sheepshead Bay Piers), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us aboard the "Golden Sunshine" for our annual cruise along the backwaters of Jamaica Bay.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Waterfront

May25

Nocturnal Wildlife

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 26, 2013

May26

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: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May26

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

May26

Celebrate National Bike Month at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to QBG during the month of May and receive 50% off admission.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Bike Month NYC

May26

Birding

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.
We offer birding programs throughout the year and our Exploration series focuses on unique wildlife viewing opportunities during particular seasons.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May26

Red Knots and Horseshoe Crabs

at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Come see the annual mating ritual of the horseshoe crabs as they come ashore to lay eggs.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids

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