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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, May 31, 2014

May31

Tunisian Crochet Beginners

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 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, Education
Free!

May31

Shape Up NYC: Aerobics

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
A low intensity workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to improve heart health and tone the body.
Free!

May31

Knitting & Crocheting for Intermediate and Advanced Levels

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

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Must be able to read and follow patterns.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

May31

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

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

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

May31

Backyard Friends

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Enjoy what’s right in our backyard on this magical adventure into the forest.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Learn to Ride: West Harlem Piers Park

at Bike path at 135th St., Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
These free classes teach children the fundamentals of bicycling, preparing them for years of safe and confident riding.
Category: Kids, Bike Month NYC, Learn To Ride
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Birding: Hawk Watch

at Parking Lot, Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City. We offer birding programs…
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

May31

Freshwater Fishing

at Eton Place and Richmond Avenue (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Our experienced Rangers teach the ethics of fishing and the ecology of…
Category: Nature, Kids, Fishing
Free!

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Event
May31

Summer on the Hudson: Learn To Ride

at Bike path at 135th St., Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
New riders 5 years and up learn to balance, ride, & enjoy life on two wheels.
Category: Education, Festivals, Kids, Sports, Learn To Ride, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
May31

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids

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