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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 4, 2014

May 4

Early Morning Bird Walk: Marvelous Migrants

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to see some of the dazzling birds that visit the Park before flying to northern breeding grounds.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 4

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

May 4

Table Tennis Tournament

at Greenbelt Recreation Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Competition will consist of Men's and Women's Singles, Doubles & Mixed matches.
Category: Games, Sports
Free!

May 4

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

Must See
Event
May 4

Alpine Trough Day at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Spend the day with Assistant Director of Public Programs Laurel Rimmer and Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day as they share the art of trough gardening.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 4

Spring Wine Festival in the Native Plant Garden

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

10:00 a.m.
During this oenophile's weekend, join us for a flight of palate-pleasing local wines from New York State vintners while experts on winemaking and viticulture…
Category: Accessible, Festivals, Food

May 4

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: Accessible, Nature, Art

Must See
Event
May 4

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!

May 4

Happy Hounds Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your canine companion for a hike through the central Greenbelt Learn the trails and make new friends.
Category: Nature, Dogs
Free!

May 4

Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Archery is a wonderful way to improve focus and develop patience. Our trained Rangers will demonstrate the safe and proper way to draw a bow and shoot an arrow.
Category: Education, Games
Free!

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