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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, February 13, 2016

Feb 13

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - Astoria Park

at Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 13

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - St. Mary's Park

at St. Anns Avenue and East 149th Street (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join New York Road Runners for free weekly runs in your neighborhood! Open to all ages and experience levels. Walkers, strollers, and dogs on leash are welcome. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Feb 13

Fall in Love with Fitness

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

9:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Come out and join us for a fun filled day of fitness classes. Our fitness room will be open access for today only during the event hours. The schedule of fitness activities will be as…
Category: Dance, Fitness, Seniors
Free!

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Feb 13

Teens Beginners' Dance Classes

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This class for teen girls ages 14-17 teaches a mix of hip hop, ballet, and street jazz. Participants will learn basic dance, flexibility, and singing.
Category: Dance, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Family Art Project: Heart Papermaking

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Visit the colorful blooms in the Tropical House and breathe in the fragrance of greenhouse flowers.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Valentine's Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Feb 13

Crazy for Composting

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
These Q&A sessions provide the practical tips, advice, and encouragement you need to take composting to the next level.
Category: Education
Free!

Feb 13

Herb Smith Art Exhibit: The Birds of Richmond County

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
NYC Parks is pleased to present the exhibition: The Birds of Richmond County. Artist Herb Smith’s interest in painting wildlife, especially birds, goes back to his youth. …
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Feb 13

Birding: Winter Birds

at Ridgewood Reservoir, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. This program will focus on the different bird species which spend their winters in our NYC Parks.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Feb 13

Great Backyard Bird Count

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join QBG for this 19th annual bird counting event and add your results to the world totals.
Category: Birding
Free!

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Event
Feb 13

Learn to Play Soccer with Coach Victor Campbell

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Children and youth ages 6-12 years learn fundamental and advanced soccer skills.
Category: Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids

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