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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 182 events
from February 28, 2017 to December 12, 2017
in Seniors (x) category

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Mar 1

Le Petit Steampunk Art: Upcycle Miniature Bottles - Adults

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Have great fun creating beautiful steampunk art out of old small bottles and jars with their caps.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Thursday, March 2, 2017

Mar 2

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Friday, March 3, 2017

Mar 3

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

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

Mar 3

Multimedia Arts: Adults

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants will use contrasting and unconventional mediums to create intriguing works. Each month we will focus on a different art form.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Mar 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Mar 4

Shape Up NYC: Mind Body Fusion

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

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This class features a low-impact cardio workout, followed by balancing stretches and meditation to raise heart rate, burn calories, reduce stress, and work out every muscle.
Category: Fitness, Seniors
Free!

Mar 4

GreenThumb Workshop: Starting Seeds

at Praxis Warren Residence, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get gardening early by starting your seeds in a greenhouse or sunny window.
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors
Free!

Mar 4

Arts, Culture & Fun: Women Who Read Are Dangerous

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
What is it about a woman reading that has captivated hundreds of artists over the centuries?
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Festivals, History, Women's History Month, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Mar 5

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
See sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812, and enjoy the stunning overlook to the Harlem Meer.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Monday, March 6, 2017

Mar 6

Open House Week

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
St. James Recreation Center opens its doors free to the public to enjoy a morning and afternoon of fitness, creative arts, and computer technology.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Seniors
Free!

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