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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, April 12, 2014

Apr12

Nature and Birding Walk Through the Heather Garden

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Learn to identify and value the flora and fauna of northern Manhattan with Leslie Day.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr12

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

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

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr12

Birding: Spring Migrants

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
New York City is directly under the Atlantic Flyway migration route for many bird species. Check out which species are visiting NYC.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr12

Birding for Kids

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr12

Chair Exercise

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This energizing, seated workout for adults and seniors invigorates and infuses new interest and enthusiasm in fitness.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Apr12

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr12

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!

Apr12

CANCELLED: Bird Walk

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Sherman Creek Park offers a diversity of ecosystems that provide habitat for many of New York City’s bird species. Come check out some of the best birding spots in Manhattan…
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Apr12

GreenThumb Workshop: Water Conservation and Hydrant Permits

at The Creative Little Garden (in ), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb staff will cover simple techniques that can save you water, as well as time, in your gardens. Your garden plants will also be able to stay healthy and strong through…
Free!

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