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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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Thursday, November 12, 2015


Arts, Culture & Fun: Draw and Ink Cartoon Characters

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how to draw and ink your own cartoon characters. You will have fun building expressive characters through gesture, movement and line quality. No prior knowledge of drawing is…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors

Must See

Bollywood Workout

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Experience a Bollywood-inspired dance fitness program that combines exhilarating choregraphy and calorie-burning workouts with upbeat music from around the world. All levels…
Category: Dance, Fitness

Must See

New York Road Runners Open Run: Run for Life - 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. No advance registration required.
Category: Fitness


In The Wings Productions: Gypsy

at Music Hall (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The musical is based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and her mother, Rose, the ultimate show business mother. After her…
Category: Theater


Stories From The Field: Hurricane Sandy Recovery

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Upon the 3rd year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, join us as we look back at how NYC Parks played a significant role in the recovery efforts following the devastation of Rockaway Beach.
Category: Talks, Waterfront

Friday, November 13, 2015


Free Outdoor Exercise Classes in Morningside Park

at 112th Street and Manhattan Avenue (in Morningside Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
This class involves walking and using park benches to work various muscle groups.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Picture the Park Photo Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Pelham Bay Park Picture the Park! Exhibit features 30 photos from each of five categories about Pelham Bay Park – Seasons, People in the Park, Wildlife, Infused by Bronx…
Category: Art


Farmers Market Fridays

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Get fresh produce from the two local farms and Queens Botanical Garden's own urban farm at the farmers' market.
Category: Food


Exhibition - Swampland: Photographs by Ruth Wetzel

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
New York artist Ruth Wetzel spends hours trekking through wetlands in waders photographing magnified views of diverse plant life and ecosystems found in New York. She isolates intimate…
Category: Art, Seniors


External Forces: An Exhibit by Artist Sarah Yuster

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This series of oil paintings by artist Sarah Yuster depicts artists in situ at various Staten Island locations, specifically preserved natural areas and parks.
Category: Art, Seniors

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