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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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Monday, May 12, 2014

May12

NYC Wildflower Week: Blooms And Bugs

at Brooklyn Bridge Park Entrance at Old Fulton and Furman Streets (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Walk through the four-year-old Brooklyn Bridge Park’s native plant gardens at Pier One: freshwater pools, woodland, prairie, and salt marsh habitat.
Category: Nature, Kids, Wildflower Week
Free!

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May12

It's My Park Day at Herbert Von King Park

at Herbert Von King Cultural Arts Center (in Herbert Von King Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Please join us for It's My Park Day at Von King Park! 500 Men Making a Difference and volunteers will be painting and repairing benches on on Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

May12

Street Tree Adoption and Care with MillionTreesNYC

at Schomberg Academy Garden (in ), Bronx

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MillionTreesNYC has planted tens of thousands of street trees since its launch. We need your help to keep these trees healthy and green! This workshop will cover all the basics…
Free!

May12

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
A beginner program for the aspiring runner, this class will combine running, walking, and conditioning exercises to get you in shape for long distance running.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May12

Shape Up NYC: Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning

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

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Kettlebell, Core and Conditioning is a strength and conditioning class that will elevate your heart rate, build muscle, increase flexibility and burn fat.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May12

Shape Up NYC's Couch to 5K: Group Run

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us for our new running group in Prospect Park on Mondays!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May12

Shape Up NYC: Body Blast

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

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Body Blast is a moderate impact aerobics workout, with strength training exercises for overall fitness.
Category: Fitness
Free!

May12

Adaptive Swim

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Adapted Aquatics exercise offers a complete body workout and ranges from gentle walking in water to high-energy exercise.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May13

Beginners Tunisian Crochet

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

1:30 a.m.2:30 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May13

Bryant Park Tai Chi

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Tai Chi and Eternal Spring are instructed by members of the Tai Chi Chuan Center. Open to all ages and experience levels.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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