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NYC Parks Events Calendar

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, April 11, 2013

Apr11

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new! Join us on Saturdays, Tuesday and Thursday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr11

Repetition in Design

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
A series of oil paintings on canvas along with original sketches by Queens artist Gennadyi Gurman.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art

Apr11

Exhibition, Benjamin Swett: New York City of Trees

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Twenty-eight color portraits of trees around the five boroughs that grow along the streets and in the parks, cemeteries, gardens, and backyards of the city.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, History, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Stretching, Toning, and Relaxation at the Poe Visitor Center

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The relaxation technique, somewhat like yoga, makes you feel as though you are floating on water.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr11

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

Apr11

The Orchid Show at The New York Botanical Garden

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Beginning March 2, The Orchid Show dramatically transforms The New York Botanical Garden's landmark Enid A. Haupt Conservatory into a lush rain forest.
Category: Nature, Art

Apr11

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

10:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Join us for a dynamic exploration of the wonders of the forest.
Category: Nature, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Street Types: Turn of the Century Portraiture By Alice Austen

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
This show explores the portraits Alice Austen made on the streets of Manhattan at the turn of the last century.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art
Free!

Apr11

Bryant Park Petanque

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn to play petanque from members of NYC's championship-winning club, La Boule New Yorkaise.
Category: Games
Free!

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