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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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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

May 8

Organizing for Garden Success: Bylaws (Part 2 of 2)

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This two-part workshop series is designed to help your garden group build a strong foundation to deal with the many issues that arise in a community space.

May 8

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Sports

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

May 9

Central Park Birding Basics: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Chess & Checkers House (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Central Park welcomes more than 270 bird species each year. Learn the basics of bird identification while exploring the North Woods, the largest woodland landscape in the Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, History, Tours, Wildlife

May 9

Farm & Compost Volunteer Opportunities

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the NYC Compost Project to lend a hand at our urban farm or learn how composted food scraps nourish the soil. Find out how to foster a farm ecosystem and grow healthy crops.
Category: Nature, Volunteer

May 9

Shape Up Yoga Meditation

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

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
This class features exercises for the whole body: functional fitness through meditative yoga for health, well-being, and relaxation.
Category: Fitness

May 9

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

May 9

Central Park Spring Blooms: Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join us for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one, from a magnificent wrought-iron gate made in 1894 to a sculptural tribute to The Secret Garden.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours

May 9

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

May 9

QBG Farm & Compost Open Hours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Drop in at QBG Farm & Compost to see the link between composting and sustainable farming in the heart of Queens.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids

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May 9

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Indigo Shibori Handkerchiefs

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a blue cocktail while learning about indigo history, techniques, and more from Jess Brey of Dyed in Queens.
Category: Education, Art

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