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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


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

Must See

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


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

Best For

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

Best For

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


“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


Bryant Park Juggling

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 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: Games


The Art of the Park: Drawing Workshop

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Capture the beauty and draw inspiration from the natural surroundings and environment of Conference House Park. Embrace the Park's dominant topographical features: the shoreline…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Seniors


ESL Intermediate Class

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Spanish-speaking adults will learn the basic structure of reading and writing English from a certified ESL instructor.
Category: Education


Tartan Week Pipe and Drums

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The American Scottish Foundation (ASF) brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week. Bring your kilts and swing on…
Category: Concerts, Festivals

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