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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.

Viewing 61–70 out of 4,274 events
from April 25, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Apr25

Le Petit Zen Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create…
Category: Art
Free!

Apr25

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Apr25

The Public Theater Mobile Shakespeare Unit: Macbeth

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 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
Free!

Apr25

Honor Earth Day with Storefront Science and Dr. A

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the wonders of nature with Dr. A.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

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

Apr26

Run as One 4M Race

at East Drive near East 68th Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.
This four-mile race raises funding and awareness in the fight against lung cancer and honors former Chase Manhattan Bank chairman Tom Labrecque, a lifelong never-smoker who died from…
Category: Fitness

Apr26

Spring Bird Watching Around the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Celebrate John James Audubon's Birthday with a spring bird watching stroll led by Peter Dorosh,of the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars reccomended.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr26

Volunteer Event: High Rock Challenge 5K Race

at Henry Kaufman Camp Grounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with refreshments, direct runners with challenges, and assist at the water stations.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

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