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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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Thursday, May 21, 2015

May21

Final Workshops for the Jamaica Bay Implementation Plan

at Knights of Columbus, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Share your thoughts, reactions, and input to the plan for the future of this 28-mile network of paths connecting parks, wetlands, and beaches surrounding Jamaica Bay.
Category: Waterfront
Free!

May21

Natural Areas Conservancy: Prospect Park Walk

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Expert ecologists will show you the native plants and unique forest features of the Park, as well as highlight the importance of native plants to the ecological health of the park and New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

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May21

Partnerships Academy: Stewardship 101: How To Get Involved With Your Community Park

at Picnic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Whether you are new to volunteering in parks, or already involved, this training will help you get clear on your next step.
Category: Education, Volunteer, Talks
Free!

May21

Native Plant Ecology Walk: The Past and Present of Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy and the Prospect Park Alliance for a guided walk through Prospect Park – one of Brooklyn’s remaining native forests!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Friday, May 22, 2015

May22

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

May22

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!

May22

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

May22

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Going the Distance

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

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex!
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May22

Training 5/22

at 100 Essex Drive, Staten Island

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a TreesCount! Training class to learn the techniques you need to help us map, count, and care for every street tree in New York City.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

May22

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

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