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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

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

May 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Mother's Day Concert

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day soulfully! Listen to a free tribute concert honoring R&B great Teddy Pendergrass.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Mother's Day
Free!

May 8

Blooming Naturalists

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Nature on the Go!

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn about the nature that is all around us.
Category: Education, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

Compost Workday at the Neighborhood Advisory Committee Community Garden

at Neighborhood Advisory Committee Community Garden, Bronx

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Pitch in with chopping, mixing, sifting, and other compost bin maintenance tasks while learning hands-on the tips and techniques for setting up and managing your own compost system.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

May 8

Animal Encounter

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Curious as to how "Snappy" the turtle got her name? Want to watch the snake gobble up a mouse? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to learn more about the animals in our collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

GreenThumb Workshop: Explore the Many Uses of Herbs

at A. Badillo Community Rose Garden, Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn how to make some simple products with the herbs you grow, from sun tea to salve.
Category: Education, Nature, Food
Free!

May 8

Grow to Learn School Garden Plant Start Giveaway, Bronx

at College Avenue Garden, Bronx

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Grow to Learn registered schools only may pick up 2 flats each of mixed vegetable, herb, and flower starts. First come, first served, while supplies last.
Free!

May 8

Volunteer with the Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

May 8

Bryant Park Birding Tours

at 'wichcraft Coffee Kiosk (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of the birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours. Presented in partnership with the New York City Audubon Society.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

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