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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 307 events
from April 29, 2017 to December 12, 2017
in Seniors (x) category

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 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!

Apr29

Market Day at Conference House Park

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This open-air market is filled with colorful handicrafts, artwork from local artisans, baked goods, plants from local farms, collectibles, and more!
Category: Art, Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse Open House

at GrowNYC's Project Farmhouse, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
A ribbon cutting ceremony, mini-workshops, cooking demos, a photo booth and more fun at GrowNYC's new Center for Sustainability and Education, Project Farmhouse.
Category: Markets, Food, Seniors
Free!

Apr29

Highland Park Community Garden Opening Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a fun-filled opening day at Highland Park's Community Garden. Enjoy workshops, music, and games.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

The Human Odyssey

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Human Odyssey Series is a monthly performance showcase series that challenges ideas of self-identity through dance and movement.
Category: Accessible, Dance, Art, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Apr30

Hound Hike: 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, Art, History, Dogs, Tours, Seniors

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

May 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 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!

May 2

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

May 2

Paint it Up: Still Life Painting

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Create a still-life painting on canvas to take home. This program is suitable for adults.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Seniors
Free!

May 2

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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