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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 14, 2015

May14

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

May14

Summer Sports Experience

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.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!

Best For
Kids
May14

Summer Sports Experience

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.7:30 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!

Best For
Kids
May14

Summer Sports Experience

at Lost Battalion Playground (in Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center), Queens

3:00 p.m.7:00 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!

Best For
Kids
May14

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Breezy Bodies

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 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: Dance, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May14

Ocean Breeze Summer Fitness: Obstacle Course Playground

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Take free fitness classes outside this summer, brought to you by the staff of the new Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex! Children are welcome in this program.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May14

GreenThumb Workshop: Teaching in the Garden

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Navigate the fun, but often challenging world of teaching kids in the garden. We will go over proper garden behavior and stewardship practices with hands-on demonstrations. We also…
Free!

May14

Grow to Learn Workshop: Rainwater Harvesting at Schools

at Urban Assembly for Green Careers, Manhattan

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn how to capture rainwater to benefit your school garden. Conserve water, prevent pollution and stop erosion with rainwater collection. This workshop will highlight the ways that…
Free!

May14

Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the birds that call Bryant Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May14

City Chicken Institute: How to Build an Auto Waterer

at Imani Community Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Visit a live chicken coop and learn about the benefits of raising your own flock in an urban setting. This workshop will focus on how to build a Auto Waterer for your flock.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

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