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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, October 16, 2014

Oct16

Blooming Naturalists: Introduction to Bird Watching

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
So you think you're a naturalist? Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct16

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!

Oct16

Nature on the Go!

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
A naturalist leads children and families to areas near the Audubon Center to discover the flora and fauna in the park.
Category: Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct16

Animal Encounter at Prospect Park

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

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Park is a nature wonderland. Come discover all its joys.
Category: Birding, Nature, Talks
Free!

Oct16

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Oct16

Explore NYC's Natural Side: Prospect Park and the Ecology of a Forested Refuge

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

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Natural Areas Conservancy for a guided walk in our series, Explore NYC's Natural Side! This event will be held on Thursday, October 16th from 5:30-8:00pm in Prospect Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Oct16

Rockaways Community Workshop: Jamaica Bay Greenway Implementation Plan

at Scholar's Academy, Queens This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join NYC Department of Transportation at the second round of community workshops to plan pedestrian and bicycle paths along Jamaica Bay and the Rockaway waterfront.
Category: Education, Fitness, Volunteer, Talks, Waterfront, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Oct16

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at McCarren Recreation Center, Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants aren't required to have a physical disability but must be willing to play in a sports wheelchair.
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Friday, October 17, 2014

Oct17

Yoga in the Orangerie

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

7:00 a.m.
The benefits of yoga are well known: de-stress, get strong and flexible, and have fun!
Category: Fitness

Oct17

Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Art in the Garden: The Evolution of an Artist Tuesday, September 30 through Sunday, January 17, in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery Fee: Free with…
Category: Art

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