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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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, April 7, 2016

Apr 7

Community Input Meeting: Newport Playground

at P.S. 184, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join us at this community meeting, where we will discuss your ideas and wishes for Newport Playground in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
Free!

Apr 7

GreenThumb Workshop: Vertical Gardening II - Living Walls

at LIC Roots Community Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
In this vertical gardening series you will learn how to make your own living wall pouch to install on your garden fence, wall, or structure.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr 7

DUMBO First Thursday with the Village Community Boathouse

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
During April’s First Thursday, watch Village Community Boathouse boat builders practice their craft at Brooklyn Bridge Park.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Art, History, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 7

NYRR Open Run - Brooklyn Bridge Park

at Pier 6 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.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.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr 7

Adult Wallyball Tournament

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come join us for an evening of competitive play. Participants must have a Recreation Center Membership. Please call for more information.
Category: Sports
Free!

Friday, April 8, 2016

Apr 8

Senior Games Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Track and Field

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Games for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Apr 8

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's "The Spirit."
Category: Art, Women's History Month
Free!

Apr 8

Yoga for Wellness—Spring Series

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

8:30 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Ann Casapini brings twenty years of experience as a certified instructor to lead offerings that invigorate and rejuvenate.
Category: Fitness

Apr 8

Exhibition - Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Great Outdoors showcases over thirty artworks from the Museum of American Illustration’s collection that depict outdoor life, including recreational sports and quiet contemplation.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Apr 8

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

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