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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 October 3, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Apr15

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join our guides for this exclusive tour of the Hallett Nature Sanctuary, one of the most magical places in the Park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr15

Arts, Culture & Fun: La Maquina Insular

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for a special concert of Bomba and Plena, straight from the island of Puerto Rico. Performers put a contemporary spin on traditional Afro-Puerto Rican percussion and vocal styles.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Seniors
Free!

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Apr15

Concert: Sirius Quartet

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The ensemble will offer original works inspired by Argentinian tango, Afro-Cuban rhythms, and one-of-a-kind takes on pop tunes.
Category: Concerts

Apr15

OUTSIGHT: Twisted from Constantly Watching Doves

at Dorothy Strelsin Memorial Community Garden, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This dance performance presents two figures on a journey; undergoing a series of transformations that are alternately disturbing, poetic, funny, violent, and sentimental.
Category: Dance
Free!

Apr15

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr15

Secret Brooklyn: An Unusual Guide

at Hendrick I. Lott House, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every borough has its secrets, and Brooklyn boasts some of the most unusual of them all. Find out more in this talk by the writers of Secret Brooklyn.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

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Apr15

Headwraps of African Women in America

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Historical interpreter Cheyney McKnight of Not Your Momma's History will give a lecture on headwraps found among both free and enslaved African Women in America from the 18th to 19th century.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

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Apr15

Stargazing Club: New Moon

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our stargazing programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Monday, April 16, 2018

Apr16

Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr16

2018 Senior Games Board Games Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Get prepared for the Senior Games with our board games clinic at Red Hook Recreation Center.
Category: Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

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