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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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Saturday, February 20, 2016

Feb 20

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 20

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park

at St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 20

Birding: Eagles

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in the urban jungle. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

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Feb 20

Tai Chi Chuan

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi Chuan is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness, Seniors

Feb 20

Love Your Body: Fitness Marathon

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and join us for a day of indoor fitness activities promoting health, wellness and physical fitness for all age groups. The first five new members will receive a special gift!
Category: Dance, Fitness, Valentine's Day
Free!

Feb 20

GreenThumb Workshop: Maintaining Your Garden Tools

at GreenThumb Compound, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to maintain your garden tools and extend their use to make them more effective.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb 20

Family Art Project: Amour for Armor

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Using recycled materials and colored aluminum foil, emboss and bedazzle a pair of cuffs, a modern helmet or a fancy shield.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 20

Behind the Lens: Discover Highbridge Park

at West 172nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Mike will discuss strategies for dealing with difficult lighting situations, lens and zoom choice for perspective control, and demonstrate the use of a large format film camera.
Category: Nature, Art, Hiking
Free!

Feb 20

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Feb 20

Lunar New Year at the Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The WCS's Queens Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special Lunar New Year zodiac scavenger hunts, calligraphy, theatrical performances, crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Theater, Lunar New Year

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