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Sunday, May 11, 2014

May11

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

May11

Spring Birding at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

9:30 a.m.
Observe the plants, insects and habitats at Wave Hill that make it an appealing destination for a wide variety of birds.
Category: Birding, Talks

May11

It's My Park Day at Pelham Bay Park

at Bartow Pell Mansion, Bronx

9:30 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us on It's My Park Day as the Appalachian Mountain Club prepares for the spring and summer hiking season by removing trash and general cleaning along the the Siwanoy Trail.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park Day
Free!

May11

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
May11

Weekend Volunteer Corps at Prospect Park

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to help the keep the Park clean and beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May11

Mother's Day Weekend Garden Party

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

10:00 a.m.
May 10 & 11 Treat Mom to the day out that she deserves! In fact, bring the whole family for live music, games, casual picnicking, and more-- all surrounded by the most…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Mother's Day, Food

Best For
Kids
May11

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

May11

Birding: Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Enjoy a morning of birding around the newly restored Ridgewood Reservoir.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May11

Wave Hill Family Art Project: Sachets and Floral Fantasy for Mom

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Honor Mom with paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts. Join us to make a fragrant sachet filled with lavender, tied with ribbon and bows and decorated with buds.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Mother's Day

Best For
Kids
May11

Springtime Hike at Breezy Point

at Fort Tilden, Queens

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Highlights will include dune foliage, shore birds and a surprising assortment of rocks and minerals used in the construction of the Breezy Point Jetty.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Kids, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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