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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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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

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 7

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 7

Kids Week Manhattan: Rocks and Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Outdoor Adventures: Snug Harbor

at Building H (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Staten Island's Snug Harbor, a cultural center and botanical garden, on this nature hike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Abs Workout

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Exercise workout focusing on abs, especially strength training your core
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr 7

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!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Tartan Week Lunchtime Concerts

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The American Scottish Foundation brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of lunchtime musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Apr 7

Meditation and Hatha Yoga

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

1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
Join us and learn some basic Hatha Yoga techniques to initiate relaxation. Learn how to influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress. Focus will be…
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Apr 7

Kids Week Bronx: All About Fish

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is all about fish. Become an ichthyologist and discover all of the fascinating adaptations of aquatic creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birding for Kids

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Today is birding for kids. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birdwatcher, spring migration is an exciting time to be out observing birds in the parks.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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