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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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from April 23, 2013 (x) to April 23, 2013 (x)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Apr23

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!

Apr23

Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art

Apr23

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
Apr23

Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

at Bowne Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Couch to 5K class each week.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr23

Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

CityParks PuppetMobile Presents "Little Red's Hood"

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.
Little Red’s Hood marionette puppet show is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr23

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!

Apr23

Garden Highlights Walk at Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Start your day with a walk through our garden
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr23

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!

Apr23

Bryant Park: Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Specially created to complement the park's French classical style, featuring brightly colored animals and French cabaret music. $2 per ride, or buy a discount card to enjoy 10…
Category: Kids

Best For
Kids

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