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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

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

May 8

Kid's Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art and miniature worlds as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
May 8

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

at Brooklyn Botanic GardenBrooklyn

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.
Free!

May 8

Evening Cocktail & Craft: Indigo Shibori Handkerchiefs

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

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

May 8

Yoga in the Park

at Sunken Meadow Picnic Area (in Randall's Island Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Bring a mat and join an instructor from Sweet Water Dance and Yoga to strengthen your muscles while taking in views of the sunset on water.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Summer on the Hudson: Riverside HIIT

at Terrace at 108th Street (in Riverside Park)Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Veteran Donald Calliste leads exercises with varied tempos that send your body into fat-burning overdrive even after your workout is done.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

May 8

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

May 8

Bryant Park Poetry: Poetry Society of America - he Best of Poetry in Motion: Celebrating 25 Years on Subways and Buses

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Sit under the park's London Plane trees and enjoy award-winning poetry by established and emerging poets Jim Moore, Marilyn Nelson, and Katha Pollitt.
Category: Art
Free!

May 8

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym Hosted by the Axis Project Wheelchair Basketball

at Recreation Center 54Manhattan 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

May 8

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

at 1 Eton Place (in Willowbrook Park)Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Wildlife
Free!

Best For
Kids

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