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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 11, 2014

May11

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Enjoy a morning of birding around the newly restored Ridgewood Reservoir.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May11

Weekend Volunteer Corps at Prospect Park

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help the keep the Park clean and beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Sachets and Floral Fantasy for Mom

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Honor Mom with paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts. Join us to make a fragrant sachet filled with lavender, tied with ribbon and bows and decorated with buds.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Mother's Day

Best For
Kids
May11

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
May11

Springtime Hike at Breezy Point

at Fort Tilden, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Highlights will include dune foliage, shore birds and a surprising assortment of rocks and minerals used in the construction of the Breezy Point Jetty.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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Event
May11

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!

May11

Tree and Lawn Care in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The Manhattan Waterfront Greenway is a 32-mile route around Manhattan and includes an Esplanade of over 250 flowering trees. Help care for these trees and maintain the lawn around…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

Tree And Lawn Care In Sherman Creek

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Care for the trees of the Manhattan Waterfront Greenway during NYC Wildflower Week.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Wildflower Week
Free!

May11

Spring Wildflower Walk

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Take a moment to unplug from the world and enjoy the colors of spring.
Category: Nature
Free!

May11

Frieze Art Fair

at Randall's Island Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Frieze New York is one of the world's leading contemporary art fairs and takes place on Randall's Island, Manhattan. Speakers this year will include members from the…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Festivals, Tours

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