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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 8, 2015

May 8

Frank White Memorial Garden: Annual Planting Week

at Frank White Memorial Garden (in ), Manhattan

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Groups and individuals will work together on turning soil in raised beds, empty compost bins into raised beds, create smaller innovative garden plots, and plant annuals and perennials.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May 8

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Instructional Shot Put

at Midland Beach Splash Plaza (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Adaptive Wheelchair Softball

at Patterson Playground, Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Play wheelchair softball at Patterson Playground.
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

May 8

Free Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise whichimproves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors

May 8

Ostraka with special guest Molly Quinn

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The program includes works music for voice, viol, and lutes by Rameau, Guedron, Lully, Marais & Boismortier.
Category: Concerts, Seniors

May 8

Night Lights at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be…
Category: Nature, Art

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Saturday, May 9, 2015

May 9

Annual Bronx Zoo Birdathon

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will receive a checklist of the bird species found in and around the zoo. Zoo staff will guide birders to areas of the zoo where they will most likely observe wild birds.
Category: Birding

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May 9

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 9

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets
Free!

May 9

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!

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