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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, July 11, 2015


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


Bird Walks at Van Cortlandt Park

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
The history of birding and Van Cortlandt Park are inseparable. Influential birders such as Roger Tory Peterson got their starts on Van Cortlandt’s ecologically diverse grounds.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness


Parent and Me Yoga

at Abby's Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Join us for free yoga for children and their parents/caregivers with Christina Shablak, a certified children's instructor. All aged children are welcome with a parent or…
Category: Kids

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High Bridge 5K Trail Race

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Race across New York City’s oldest standing bridge, the High Bridge, at the inaugural 5K trail race and enjoy the amazing views of the Hudson River!
Category: Sports, High Bridge

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TreesCount! 2015 Training Session

at 7802 37th Ave Jackson Heights, NY 11372

9:00 a.m.11:00 a.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, TreesCount! 2015


Children's Garden Summer Session sponsored by HSBC

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Children’s Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers hands-on discovery for kids in this registration-required summer program.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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Cleaning and Maintaining Westerleigh Park

at Westerleigh Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Help us maintain the beauty of Westerleigh Park by raking, planting, or gardening. Enjoy a cup of coffee and a donut while getting great exercise. We are there every Saturday morning.
Category: Volunteer


Bronx Forest Trail Work & Forest Clean Up

at Burke Avenue and Bronx Park East

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will drag brush and install seed to close unnecessary trails, and help formalize a single loop trail through the woodland.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


It's My Park at Turtle Playground

at Turtle Playground, Queens

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Green Earth Urban Garden to scrape and paint the perimeter fence and play equipment at Turtle Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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