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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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Friday, May 8, 2015

May 8

Night Lights at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be…
Category: Nature, Art

Must See
Event
May 8

Movie Night: Big Hero 6

at Police Officer Edward Byrne Park, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and join us for a showing of Annie. Popcorn and ices will be served. Sponsored by This movie is rated PG.
Category: Film, Kids, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Annual Bronx Zoo Birdathon

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will receive a checklist of the bird species found in and around the zoo. Zoo staff will guide birders to areas of the zoo where they will most likely observe wild birds.
Category: Birding

Must See
Event
May 9

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 9

ESL Beginners Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from an ESL instructor.
Category: Education
Free!

May 9

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets
Free!

May 9

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

May 9

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

May 9

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 9

Songbird Migration Walk with Expert Naturalist Mike Feller

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join expert naturalist Mike Feller for a migratory bird walk in Inwood Hill Park and Muscota Mars.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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