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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 9, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Apr16

Paper Arts & Crafts: Paper Cup Penguin

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil, and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Street Stories

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Aldo Saligno will take you through a range of techniques necessary to capture compelling images of people, events, and city-scapes that can be persuasive and advocate for social justice.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr16

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Apr16

Music at Morris-Jumel: The Gamba in Paris

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion's ensemble-in-residence Brooklyn Baroque will play a program highlighting the viola da gamba—aka, “the viola for the leg”.
Category: Concerts

Apr16

Paranormal Investigation

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the birthday of Eliza Jumel with a special paranormal investigation of the home in which she resided in while alive, and quite possibly, beyond.
Category: History

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Apr17

MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The 13th annual MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon brings together thousands of women of all ages and backgrounds for a day of fun, fitness, and camaraderie in NYC.
Category: Fitness, Sports

Apr17

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr17

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr17

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with Mini Fences

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With storytellers Rama Mandel and Channie Waites, learn about starting seeds through movement and verse—and see some that have sprouted.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids

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