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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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from February 3, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Apr 28

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Community Room.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 28

Spring Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
On these guided tours, discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 28

GreenThumb Workshop: Rodent and Insect Prevention

at Townsend Garden (in ), Bronx

5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
See what techniques Land Restoration Project/GreenThumb uses, as well as simple things you can do in your own garden.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr 28

NYRR Open Run - 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.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr 28

Garden Art Talk: Figures, Fountains & Peacocks: Lachaise Garden Sculpture, 1920–1935

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Marking the one-year anniversary of the installation of the two proud bronze Gaston Lachaise peacocks, Executive Director Paula Hornbostel discusses the sculptures, the artist, & more.
Category: Art, History, Talks
Free!

Apr 28

Nature at Night Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Hike after dark and discover animals that wake up as the sun goes down.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Adult Basketball League

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Particpants must be members of the Recreation Center. Please call for more information.
Category: Sports
Free!

Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's "The Spirit."
Category: Art, Women's History Month
Free!

Apr 29

Senior Games Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Track and Field

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Games for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors

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