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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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Saturday, May 3, 2014

May 3

Shakespeare in the Park: Much Ado About Nothing

at Delacorte Theater (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 p.m.
Hamish Linklater and Tony® nominee Lily Rabe return to the Park this summer as the wise-cracking, would-be lovers Beatrice and Benedick in the beloved romantic comedy Much Ado…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater

Sunday, May 4, 2014

May 4

TD Five Boro Bike Tour Presented by REI

at Across from 17 Battery Place (in Battery Park), Manhattan

7:45 a.m.
This annual event draws 32,000 cyclists from around the world to pedal 40 miles through all five boroughs of New York City on totally traffic-free streets.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Bike Month NYC

Must See
May 4

Birds of the Highland Park Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Heidi Steiner, from the Brooklyn Bird Club, will lead this spring bird watching tour around the Ridgewood Reservoir. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

May 4

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: Education, Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

May 4

Walk MS

at Pier 26, Manhattan

8:00 a.m.
Walk MS connects people living with MS and those who care about them. It is an experience unlike any other - a day to come together, to celebrate the progress we've made and to…
Category: Fitness

May 4

Early Morning Bird Walk: Marvelous Migrants

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to see some of the dazzling birds that visit the Park before flying to northern breeding grounds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

May 4

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art

May 4

Al Oerter Kickstart Youth Karate Tournament

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Martial arts competitors aged 5 to 17 of all belt levels are welcome to compete at the Al Oerter Kickstart Youth Karate Tournament!
Category: Kids, Sports

Best For
May 4

Early Morning Bird Walk at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Enjoy special access to the grounds on a quiet spring morning before Wave Hill opens to the public. Naturalist Gabriel Willow leads this early morning birding walk. Free with…
Category: Birding, Nature

May 4

It's My Park Day at Captain Tilly Park

at 85th Avenue and 165th Street (in Captain Tilly Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
On Sunday May 4th, 2014 for It's My Park Day please come out and join Jamaica Muslim Center Youth Development as they pick up litter, rake leaves and do some painting
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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