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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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Sunday, May 3, 2015

May 3

Hike to the Alley Pond Giant (Vigorous)

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

10:00 a.m.
The Alley Pond Giant is the largest and oldest tree in the five boroughs.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Pop-Up Audubon: Wonderful Warblers

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Through fun games, experiments and citizen science projects, learn why warblers are so wonderful.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

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

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 3

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Taste a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

May 3

Rangers' Choice: Nature Photography

at Willowbrook Park, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature as we walk through the park.
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
May 3

Waterfront Walks: Guided Tours of Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about Brooklyn Bridge Park's unique history, sustainable design, and diverse ecology on these guided tours.
Category: History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

May 3

5 Boro Bike Tour Watch Party

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Alice Austen was an early advocate for women cyclists. Watch and hang out on the lawn as thousands of cyclists ride by the museum.
Category: Learn To Ride, Waterfront
Free!

May 3

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

May 3

Nature Photography Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The workshop includes outdoor photography time. Beginning photographers are welcome.
Category: Nature, Art

May 3

Pets and Pals/Walk-4-Paws Party

at 76th Avenue and Springfield Boulevard (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
There will be games, rides, craft projects, pet adoptions, pet walks, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Dogs
Free!

Best For
Kids

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