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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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Thursday, May 2, 2013

May 2

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons.
Category: Games
Free!

May 2

Spring Into Drawing at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Working from direct observation, participants learn to translate the complex forms of nature into two-dimensional images. Each week, students focus on different techniques and…
Category: Arts & Crafts

May 2

Nature's Helpers

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Spend time outside enjoying nature while helping to keep the Park clean.
Category: Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join one of our trained staff in learning more about the animals in the Audubon Center.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Nature On The Go!

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Explore the surrounding areas of the Audubon Center and learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 2

Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove Park, Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Help maintain the Sherman Creek Gardens and join our Garden Crew on Thursday evenings this spring through fall.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 2

Birding Tours at Bryant Park

at 'wichcraft coffee kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the varieties of birds that call Bryant Park home during the migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Tours
Free!

May 2

"Grow More Vegetables" Certificate Series

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Register for the "Grow More Vegetables" program and earn your green thumb.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food
Free!

May 2

Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series The Grow More Vegetables Certificate Series is an edible gardening course designed to equip community gardeners, teachers, and city…
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, May 3, 2013

May 3

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

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