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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 1–10 out of 556 events
from August 16, 2018 to December 31, 2018
in Seniors (x) category

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Aug16

Open Garden Days: Alice's Garden at the H.H. Biddle House

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tottenville Historical Society invites you to visit Alice’s Garden, an arrangement of rare and unique architectural terra cotta ornaments.
Category: Accessible, Art, History, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug16

Open Garden Days: Colonial Herb Garden at the Historic Conference House

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Discover herbs that might have been used by Native Americans of the eastern United States, and herbs commonly used in Colonial America at the Colonial Herb Garden!
Category: Nature, History, Volunteer, Waterfront, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug16

Arsenal Gallery Exhibition: A Collective Utterance - Naima Green

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Spanning sites such as Riverside Park and Central Park, Green’s photographs present quiet, quotidian portraits—nuanced compositions that revel in her subjects’ subtle gestures, varied postures, and soft gazes.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lucia Rappa: Au Naturel

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Artist Lucia Rappa’s exhibition “Au Naturel” explores the contrasts and similarities between the human form and nature.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug16

Daughters of the American Revolution and the Preservation of the Conference House

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn about a few of the women involved and the formation of the Conference House Association. Enjoy photos and memorabilia which show the joy of their success.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors, My Summer House NYC
Free!

Aug16

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Aug16

Summer on the Hudson: All Abilities Dance Workshop

at Lawn at 133rd and Marginal Streets (in West Harlem Piers)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and members of the intergenerational company lead dance workshops for adults of all ages and abilities, with a special focus on seniors.
Category: Accessible, Education, Dance, Fitness, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Arts Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark: Rooftop Painting Workshop

at Tony Dapolito Recreation CenterManhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join artist Amy Digi for an outdoor water color painting and monotypes printmaking workshop at sunset, hosted in partnership with the Art Students League’s Seeds of the League…
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Aug16

Queens Botanical Garden Extended Summer Evenings

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
QBG is extending its open hours so you can enjoy twilight at the garden every Thursday evening in July and August.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Best for Kids, Seniors

Best For
Kids
Aug16

Shakespeare in the Park: King Lear

at 35th Avenue and Cross Island Parkway (in Crocheron Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.10:15 p.m.
Shakespeare’s great tragedy explores the notion of power – who has it, how one obtains it, and how one defines it.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

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