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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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Friday, May 1, 2015

May 1

Yoga in the Orangerie: Intermediate Level

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 a.m.8:15 a.m.
Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach at the intermediate level.
Category: Fitness

May 1

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

May 1

Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art

May 1

Yoga in the Orangerie: Gentle Level One

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

8:45 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach and learn the basics of yoga in this beginner class.
Category: Fitness

May 1

Exhibition: Mariella Bisson: Sunlight, Water and Gravity

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mariella Bisson’s large scale, mixed media paintings of waterfalls are coupled with her preparatory drawings and watercolors in Sunlight, Water and Gravity.
Category: Nature, Art, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
Free!

May 1

It's My Park at SoHo Square

at SoHo Square, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come and join other volunteers to spruce up this park now that winter is over! Help paint benches, tend to tree pits and give the square a spring clean!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May 1

Resiliency and Elements Art Exhibit

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Lenape Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring an amalgam of works by Staten Island artists and the City’s response to climatic changes through ongoing storm…
Category: Art
Free!

May 1

Summer Sports Experience

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Pitch, shoot and score with NYC Parks! Summer Sports Experience welcomes kids to join this free program focused on developing sports skills.
Category: Kids, Sports, Summer Sports Experience
Free!

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May 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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: Nature, History, Tours

May 1

Tai Chi Class for Adults

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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