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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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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

May 8

Sunrise Tai Chi Classes

at Linden Terrace (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

6:30 a.m.7:30 a.m.
Sunrise Tai Chi Classes with Robert Martinez, certified Tai Chi Instructor.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

May 8

Mother's Day Plant Sale

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Give Mom (or yourself) the gift of flowers this Mother's Day
Category: Nature, Markets, Mother's Day

May 8

Celebrate National Bike Month at QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Ride your bike to QBG during the month of May and receive 50% off admission.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Bike Month NYC

May 8

Free Week at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Enjoy FREE admission and fun activities at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center for a week in May!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games
Free!

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May 8

Free Week at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center: Aerobics Class

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, Brooklyn

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Enjoy a free aerobics class as part of Free Week at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Erik Benson: The Park

at The Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Erik Benson's paintings depict the landscape of everyday metropolitan life, created with thousands of shapes hand-cut from dried sheets of acrylic paint.
Category: Nature, Art, Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Greenbelt Tree Tots

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.
Category: Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 8

Catch & Release Fishing

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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