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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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Saturday, April 16, 2016


Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature


Bronx Crime & Noir Writer's Society: Writing Series

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This casual writers meeting gathers the third Saturday of each month to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques of these eternal, ever reinventing genres of fiction.
Category: Education, Talks


Ranger's Choice: A DIY Guide to Camping

at Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Learn what everyday items can be used to make DIY camping gear to save you money and maximize your fun. To register visit on Wednesday, April 6.
Category: Education, Nature


Central Park Arches and Bridges South

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Get ready to stroll through the south half of Central Park and experience the beautiful arches and bridges and some of the stories behind them.
Category: History, Hiking

Must See

Spring Forward Festival

at J. Hood Wright Recreation Center (in J. Hood Wright Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled day of indoor and outdoor fitness activities promoting health as well as physical fitness for all age groups.
Category: Festivals, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Yoga with Awesome Asana

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

1:00 p.m.2:05 p.m.
Every Saturday, Certified yoga instructor Chelsea Best conducts Awesome Asana Yoga, an open-level Vinyasa class designed to accommodate beginners and experts alike.
Category: Fitness


Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

The Legacy of Westchester Square

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Lloyd Ultan, official Bronx Borough Historian, will provide a talk on the history of Westchester Square, its prominent families, and its long-lasting legacy in New York history.
Category: History, Talks, Seniors


Workshop: Make Your Own Pinhole Camera

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Construct your own pinhole camera, then bring your camera and photo back to develop on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day (April 24).
Category: Art


Ranger's Choice: Alley Pond Park Super Hike

at Alley Pond Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Hiking and nature enthusiasts are welcome on this lengthy one-way guided hike from Alley Pond Park to Oakland Lake.To register. visit on April 6.
Category: Nature, Hiking

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