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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 24, 2015


Free Adapted Swim Program for People with Disabilities at Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatics Center

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

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Adapted Aquatics program offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise whichimproves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Seniors


Night Lights at Wave Hill

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Wave Hill’s 50th anniversary festivities reach a crescendo this spring with a month-long celebration, when, for the first time in Wave Hill’s history, visitors will be…
Category: Nature, Art


The Public Theater Mobile Shakespeare Unit: Macbeth

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join Arts, Culture & Fun for a free performance of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Edward Torres and presented by The Public Theater’s Mobile Shakespeare Unit. A wicked…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks

Saturday, April 25, 2015


Fifty Years of Tree Walks

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
To celebrate Arbor Day and Wave Hill’s 50th Anniversary, stroll through the gardens with staff horticultural interpreters to see extraordinary trees that have been planted in the…
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness


Volunteer Event: High Rock Challenge Race

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

8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with refreshments, direct runners with challenges, and assist at the water stations.
Category: Volunteer


Master Story Tellers Exhbition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art


Art in the Garden: Nature & Science in Dialogue

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Emily Barnett's exhibit of recent collages and installations integrates themes of nature and science using a vocabulary of forms including quantum corrals, snake skeletons, and more.
Category: Education, Nature, Art


Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets


New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
Category: Volunteer

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