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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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from March 26, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, May 24, 2014

May24

Nocturnal Wildlife in Central Park

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, May 25, 2014

May25

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
Free!

May25

Art in the Garden: Harvesting Our History: The Story of Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Get a sense of Queens Botanical Garden's past and how both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fairs influenced the Garden's development.
Category: Art, Festivals, History, Seniors

May25

Birding: Hawk Watch

at High Rock Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding
Free!

May25

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
May25

World's Fair Train Show

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
World's Fair Train Show Saturday to Monday, May 24 to 26, 10am-5pm Fee: Free with Garden Admission (additional fee for train rides) All aboard! Watch working G scale model…
Category: Kids

Must See
Event
May25

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Nature, Art

May25

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Wash-Away Patio

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Working primarily with air-dry natural clay, make an inventive “patio” to take home with fossil-like imprints and structural features.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May25

Freshkills Park Birding Hike

at Eltingville Transit Center (in Freshkills Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us as we search for the birds of Freshkills Park along the site's wetlands, creeks and meadows with naturalists from the Staten Island Museum.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours, Talks, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
May25

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!

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