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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 13, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Apr13

NYRR Open Run: Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at United Nations Ave South Entrance (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr13

CANCELLED: Family Science Night: Creatures of the Night with Tenafly Nature Center

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come view live animal demonstrations of local species that inhabit the dark. From owls to opossums, learn about the amazing adaptations creatures possess to roam the night.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Friday, April 14, 2017

Apr14

Exhibition - Zane York: Nature Morte

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
With a hint of dark humor, Zane York transforms traditional floral still lives and familiar scenes into unexpected compositions in Nature Morte.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr14

Arts, Culture & Fun: City Birds by Elana Amity

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

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
"City Birds" includes numerous paintings and monotypes of birds found in New York City’s parks, sidewalks, and window sills.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art, History, Seniors
Free!

Apr14

Van Cortlandt Park Tree Planting

at Broadway and West 260th Street (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Van Cortlandt Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr14

Discovery Walks for Families: Beginning Birders

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

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr14

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!

Apr14

VIP Bilingual Story Time

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Literacy Inc. and the Poe Park Visitor Center invite you to bring your children for a morning of stories and activities hosted by LINC's VIPs (Very Involved Parents).
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

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

Apr14

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

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