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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 April 26, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Apr30

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!

Apr30

Weed Walk: A Plant ID Workshop

at Drew Gardens, Bronx

4:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
A weed is just a plant out of place. If we know which weeds are in and around our garden, we may put some of them to productive use.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr30

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!

Apr30

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!

Apr30

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

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Friday, May 1, 2015

May 1

Yoga in the Orangerie: Intermediate Level

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 a.m.8:15 a.m.
Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach at the intermediate level.
Category: Fitness

May 1

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!

May 1

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

May 1

Yoga in the Orangerie: Gentle Level One

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

8:45 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach and learn the basics of yoga in this beginner class.
Category: Fitness

May 1

It's My Park at SoHo Square

at SoHo Square, Manhattan

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, come and join other volunteers to spruce up this park now that winter is over! Help paint benches, tend to tree pits and give the square a spring clean!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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