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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

Apr16

CANCELLED: Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr16

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
Free!

Apr16

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
Free!

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Apr16

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

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
Free!

Apr16

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
Free!

Apr16

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

Apr16

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 nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on April 6.
Category: Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr16

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

Apr16

Free Family Day at Wyckoff Farmhouse

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We’ve planned engaging, kid-friendly tours, hands-on activities, scavenger hunts, and more.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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