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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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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Apr23

Resiliency and Elements Art Exhibit

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Lenape Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition featuring an amalgam of works by Staten Island artists and the City’s response to climatic changes through ongoing storm…
Category: Art
Free!

Apr23

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Kids
Free!

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Apr23

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (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. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr23

Shakespeare's Birthday in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Celebrate William Shakespeare's 451st birthday with performances, activities, and more. Presented by The Drilling Company.
Category: Art, Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Apr23

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!

Apr23

Garden Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Garden Crew meets to maintain and revitalize the ornamental and native plantings around Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove. As part of the Garden Crew you will help redesign and plant…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr23

Feet, Hooves, and Rails: Transportation in Nineteenth Century America

at St. John's University This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Learn about the development of transportation from the pre-industrial period to the introduction of combustion engines.
Category: Education, History, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Apr23

Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Discover the birds that call Bryant Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr23

GreenThumb Workshop: How to Start a Nonprofit Organization and Get Fiscal Sponsorship

at Linden-Bushwick Garden, Brooklyn

5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Getting a new nonprofit organization off to the right start can mean the difference between success and failure. The experts at the Lawyers Alliance for New York City will teach…
Free!

Friday, April 24, 2015

Apr24

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!

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