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Japan Day at Central ParkMay 10, 8am - 4pmNaumburg Bandshell Enter at 5th Avenue and 69th Street
Japan Day @ Central Park is a highly anticipated annual event in spring that celebrates Japanese culture with New Yorkers. Japan Day kicks off with the Japan Run, followed by the Kids' Race. Like traditional Japanese summer festivals, it provides food and activity tents as well as a stage program displaying a wide range of Japanese culture, including both traditional and contemporary performances.
 
The Japan Run kicks off at 8:00 am, and the Festival begins at 9:30 am and ends at 4 pm.

Photo credit: Tsuyoshi Toya
Central Park
Visit the website Japan Day @ Central Parkinfo@japandaynyc.org(212) 398-7145
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Spring Wildflower HikeMay 10, 11am - 4pmin Clove Lakes Park

Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress. Regardless of the intensity level, it is a great way to burn calories and stay fit. Our Urban Park Ranger guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City.

Light hikes feature leisurely stroll on mostly paved paths. For all hiking programs we recommend wearing comfortable shoes or boots, and packing water and a light snack.

Photo credit: Cindy Voorspuy

Park Drive and Clove Road
Visit the website Urban Park Rangers(718) 967-3542
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On the first Sunday in May, 32,000 cyclists of all skill levels come from around the world to roll through every borough of New York City on streets totally free of cars. Produced in conjunction with the City of New York, the TD Five Boro Bike Tour is the world's biggest charitable bike ride, with proceeds funding our free bike education programs. In 2014 alone, we taught bike skills to more than 16,000 kids and adults. When you ride with Bike New York, you're helping us in our mission to empower more New Yorkers to grab life by the handlebars.

Standard Registration is now closed. VIP Registration remains open.
Cost: Standard $92; VIP $325.
Learn more.

Photo credit: Katie Friedman
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