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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, May 17, 2014

May17

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing - no water needed!
Category: Education, Nature, Father's Day, Fishing
Free!

May17

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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May17

Learn to Ride: George U. Harvey Park

at George U. Harvey Park Hockey Rink

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May17

Shaking In Your Seat

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

May17

Centennial Plant Sale

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Let your garden be inspired by ours! Unusual annuals, perennials, herbs, and roses for sale, plus demos on edible gardening, potting plants, and a book signing of The Little Green Book…
Category: Nature
Free!

May17

Weird, Wild & Wonderful

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
The New York Botanical Garden invited members of the American Society of Botanical Artists to participate in a study of the eccentric, creating works of art based on unusual plants.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Art

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Event
May17

Tunisian Crochet Beginners

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

May17

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A low intensity workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to improve heart health and tone the body.
Free!

May17

Spring Kids Fest 2014

at Madison Square Park, Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Imagine the park transformed into a kiddie wonderland– that’s Spring Kids Fest. It’s a wonderful time of year and we invite you and your families to Madison Square Park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Concerts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Food
Free!

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Event
May17

Central Park Tour: Hiking Central Park

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

10:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
A follow-up to our sold-out Central Park Hike last summer, guides will take guests from Belvedere Castle at Vista Rock, through the Ramble and other landscapes to the Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Learn about urban horticulture, woodlands, and conservation on this hike co-led by Conservancy staff and the Appalachian Mountain Club.
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, History, Tours

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