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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 9, 2015

May 9

Gallery Tour

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a curatorial fellow for an exhibition tour designed to draw visitors into a lively discussion about the relationship between art and nature.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

May 9

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

May 9

It's My Park at Valentino Pier

at Valentino Pier, Brooklyn

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, join the Red Hook Boaters and Riverkeeper for the Riverkeeper Sweep! Volunteers will clean the waterfront beach and rocks, removing washed up litter.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 9

Summer Sounds: John Yao

at Beach 17th Street and Seagirt Boulevard (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk), Queens This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy an evening of free music and activities for the whole family. Summer Sounds presents John Yao and his 17- piece instrument. Sponsored by Borough…
Category: Concerts, Free Summer Concerts
Free!

Sunday, May 10, 2015

May10

Japan 4M Run and Festival

at East Drive near East 68th Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture at this four-mile race in Central Park, now in its ninth year. The race and accompanying kids' races are part of Japan…
Category: Festivals, Fitness

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May10

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, Seniors
Free!

May10

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

May10

Mother's Day at the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Bring your mom for an early morning bird watching walk led by Steve and Heidi Nanz of the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars recommended.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours, Mother's Day
Free!

May10

Birding: Willow Lake

at Albert H. Mauro Playground (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

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Kids
May10

Alley Pond Park Adventure Course: Free Public Sundays

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The Alley Pond Park Adventure Course offers free outdoor adventure that fosters trust, communication and team building at Alley Pond Park.
Category: Education
Free!

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