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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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Friday, April 7, 2017

Apr 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

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.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 7

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr 7

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

Apr 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: Twelfth Night

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This season, the Mobile Unit celebrates 60 years of igniting dialogue and fostering new connections with a vibrant new production of the gender-bending, heart-mending comedy, Twelfth Night.
Category: Accessible, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Apr 7

The Conference House Opening Day

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Visit the historic Conference House! This stone manor is more than 300 years old!
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 7

Multimedia Arts: Decoupage Bottle Art Napkins

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

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Decorate bottles using party napkins. Bring your own clean bottles and your favorite party napkins.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr 7

Gazebo Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Chestnut Street Community Garden

at Chestnut Street Garden, Brooklyn

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come join us at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new gazebo built and donated by the Urban Workshop NYC students of the Lyons Community School.
Free!

Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr 7

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Seasonal Arts and Crafts: Pom Pom Easter Egg Painting

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
This fun painting activity uses pom poms to create a beautiful Easter egg on paper.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids

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