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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 April 22, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Saturday, May 26, 2018

May26

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Gardens

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly guided walk through thousands of blooms in Central Park’s Conservatory Garden. Free. Space is limited, registration required. Families with children ages 5+ only; no groups, please.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May26

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot (in Astoria Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle.
Category: Nature, Wildlife
Free!

May26

Summer on the Hudson: Butt & Gut

at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (in Riverside Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads you to tone and define your core, lower back, and glutes with cardio exercises that keep your heart rate up and fat burning.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May26

Summer on the Hudson: Learn to Ride

at Bike Path at 135th Street, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
New riders aged 5 years and older learn to balance, ride, and enjoy life on two wheels. Bring your bike and helmet! Registration is required.
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Sports, Bike Month NYC
Free!

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May26

Summer on the Hudson: Shape Up NYC Zumba in West Harlem Piers Park

at On the Pier (in West Harlem Piers), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join Shape Up NYC's fun Zumba class! Colorful outfits are encouraged!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May26

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

May26

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May26

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May26

Ranger's Choice: Prospect Park Nature and History Bike Tour

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bike through Prospect Park while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring. Participants should bring their own bike and helmet. Registration is required. Registration opens on May 16.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Bike Month NYC
Free!

May26

Animal of the Month Club: Great Blue Heron

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join our park rangers at Wolfe's Pond for a chance to view and learn more about the Great Blue Heron, a little known resident species of Staten Island.
Category: Birding, Nature, Hiking, Wildlife
Free!

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