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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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from March 31, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Apr 2

Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!

at Playground (in Battery Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Looking for gardening experience in one of New York City's most unique and dynamic downtown parks? Join The Battery Conservancy as a Horticulture Volunteer!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 2

Shape Up NYC: Stretching, Toning, Relaxation

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. You may experience yourself drifting in and out of sleep during the gentle and quiet…
Free!

Apr 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: Screening of The Homestretch

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Watch a special pre-screening of the Community Cinema film The Homestretch!
Category: Accessible, Film, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Apr 2

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Friday, April 3, 2015

Apr 3

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
Free!

Apr 3

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 3

Tai Chi Class for Adults

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

11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Learn the correct Tai Chi walk, movement and breathing techniques for health, balance and well-being.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Apr 3

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Toning

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
An exercise class focusing on your core through a combination of strength, balance and toning exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 3

Spring Break at 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: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

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Apr 3

Creative Writing Short Stories Workshop

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Take this introduction to short story writing. Learn about plot, conflict, resolution with a published writer.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

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