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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 29, 2016

Apr 29

Exhibition: Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Chroma Botanica: Ellie Irons & Linda Stillman showcases the work of two artists that use natural plant pigments in their artwork.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr 29

Kids Week Manhattan: Birding Bonanza

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers, with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

Hoops for PEACE

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This sporting event will feature teens and NYPD Officers representing South Brooklyn playing basketball for peace.
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr 29

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Apr 29

Eco Art Social: Tree Like Me

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
This Arbor Day, learn about how trees' bodies are like our own by creating life-sized artwork.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

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 29

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 29

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Exploration Hike

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly guided hike, filled with learning activities and fun group games.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

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Event
Apr 29

Spring Break in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

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

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