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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 8, 2014

May 8

CityParks Seniors Fitness: Yoga

at Middletown Rd & Stadium Ave (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Fitness Walk at Joe Michaels Mile

at Joe Michaels Mile: Western Entrance (in Crocheron Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Come join us in a Fitness walking program that starts at the western end of Joe Michaels Mile.
Category: Fitness, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

May 8

Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Tone and Balance

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Stretch, Tone and Balance is a moderate, heart-pumping workout that strengthens and lengthens muscles and improves imbalance.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May 8

Exhibition by Ruth Marshall: Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Closely Knit: A Textile Analysis of Animals by Ruth Marshall brings attention to illegal wildlife trade and species loss in a way that unites a widened audience.
Category: Art
Free!

May 8

Urban Oasis: 30 Years Painting Bronx Parks by Daniel Hauben

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Well known for his urban vistas, Daniel Hauben has spent many a lovely day painting Bronx parks.
Category: Art
Free!

May 8

Free Week at Highbridge Recreation Center

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Experience all that Highbridge Recreation Center has to offer for free!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

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: Nature, Art

May 8

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents: LITTLE RED’S HOOD

at Brookville Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.
CityParks PuppetMobile Presents LITTLE RED’S HOOD
Category: Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest. Through hands-on activities, observations, finger plays, games, and stories, children will become familiar with the…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
May 8

CityParks Senior Fitness: Tennis

at Roy Wilkins Park Parking Lot, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The CityParks Seniors Fitness program offers free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking in 14 parks across the city.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

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