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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 11, 2015

Apr11

ESL Advanced Class

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The focus of this class will be on sharpening English language speaking, reading comprehension, and writing for Spanish-speaking adults.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr11

Shape Up NYC Body Sculpting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Enjoy fun, continuous movement to great music.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr11

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

Apr11

Family Birdwatching

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Looking for a fun way to spend time with your family outdoors? Join the Prospect Park Alliance for its monthly family birdwatching tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The three-acre Heather Garden is the site of our annual rite of spring – A community parade through the Heather Garden and annual shearing of the heather.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr11

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature. In this beginner-level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William…
Category: Fitness

Apr11

Family Art Project: A Nest for Song Birds

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Let’s welcome back our feathered friends as they return to their spring home at Wave Hill! With visiting artist and sculptor Matt Bua, collect sticks, leaves, grasses and found…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Opening Day

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Over 1,000 players, ages 4-18 years old, will parade down 7th Avenue, led by local marching bands and civic leaders, to the Bandshell, where ceremonial first pitches will be thrown to start the season.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Nature Exploration Hike (Vigorous)

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Hiking is the ultimate way to enjoy the outdoors and a fun way to reduce stress.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr11

“Greening” Spring Cleaning

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Now that the spring sunshine is revealing the dirt and dust that may be hiding out in your home, it’s time for some spring cleaning! But how can we do so in a way that is best…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors

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