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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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Friday, April 10, 2015

Apr10

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr10

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Conservation

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Do you recycle? Are you an environmental steward? Learn what you can do to help your local park and the natural world and become a Conservation Ranger.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Fish Passage Ribbon Cutting

at 180th Street & Boston Road (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join us in celebrating the opening of the very first passage on the Bronx River on its most downstream dam. This dam is one of the oldest on the river and was built in the…
Category: Nature
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr10

Monster Marionettes

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This second hand cool craft will turn your creativity loose! Using plastic bags, Mylar balloons, and other reused or repurposed materials, create a plastic puppet like none…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Tai Chi Class for Adults

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Apr10

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr10

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

12:00 p.m.12:45 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
Free!

Apr10

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr10

Tartan Week Lunchtime Concerts

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The American Scottish Foundation brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of lunchtime musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

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