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May 2015

Catch up on Spring
•  Join a Spring migration workshop and hike.
•  Get a mind-body workout outdoors.
•  Try canoeing for beginners on Dead Horse Bay.
•  See the annual horseshoe crab mating ritual.

Do something special
•  Go on a paddling expedition across the Hudson.
•  Experience the historic African American holiday of Pinkster.
•  Explore Jamaica Bay's wildlife on an ecology cruise.
•  Learn to seine, fish and beachcomb on Ocean Fun Day.

Celebrate Memorial Day
•  Honor vets from yesteryear at a daylong holiday program.
•  Gather around a beach campfire for songs and s'mores.
•  Try kayaking at Floyd Bennett or Canarsie Pier.
•  Go stargazing at Floyd Bennett, Sandy Hook or Great Kills.

Find more to do on the calendar and park activities guide.

See herons, egrets, oystercatchers and other shorebirds on a sunsest cruise of Jamaica Bay. 5/30

Join a tour by day or twilight of the gun batteries at Fort Hancock. 5/3, 5/15, 5/17

Kick off Memorial Day weekend with a traditional campfire at Jacob Riis Park. 5/22

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