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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 22, 2016

Apr 22

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr 22

Shape Up NYC: Cardio & Body Strengthening

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardio respiratory system.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 22

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (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.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 22

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 22

Shakespeare Birthday Bash and Deaths of Shakespeare

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Celebrate Shakespeare's life and legacy at the birthday bash in Bryant Park.
Category: Concerts, Festivals, Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 22

6th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Remember Shakespeare's 400th birthday this year with readings from the Bard at the historic Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park.
Category: Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 22

GreenThumb Workshop: Beneficial Insects

at City Hall Garden (in City Hall Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This workshop will uncover insects that play a critical role in the life cycles of your garden plants.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr 22

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr 22

Women's History Month: Seasonal Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Make arts and crafts items relating to celebrity women from the Bronx.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 22

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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