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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 14, 2012 (x) to April 15, 2018

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Apr 8

NYC Parks Presents Harlem Dance Club: On-Camera Performance Workshop

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks as we host the Harlem Dance Club (HDC) for a unique six-week On-Camera Performance Workshop! The workshop will simulate an audition, rehearsal, and shoot experience in a safe and nurturing environment. This workshop is open to all ages and experience levels...
Category: Education, Dance
Free!

Apr 8

Hot Pile Compost Build

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come out and meet everyone and learn about composting.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr 8

Canarsie Park Easter Egg Hunt

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Head to Canarsie Park to hunt for Easter eggs and celebrate spring! Enjoy free refreshments and giveaways, and an appearance from the Easter Bunny! This event is presented by New York…
Category: Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: Twelfth Night

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This season, the Mobile Unit celebrates 60 years of igniting dialogue and fostering new connections with a vibrant new production of the gender-bending, heart-mending comedy, Twelfth Night.
Category: Accessible, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Apr 8

New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden Spring Flowering Tour

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the glory of the New York Chinese Scholar’s Garden and learn about the long-standing horticultural tradition that seeks to find beauty in all seasons.
Category: Nature, Tours

Must See
Event
Apr 8

Discovery Walks for Families: Woodland Wonderland

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the…
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at 242nd Street and Van Cortlandt Park East (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Historic New York program, will highlight the history and architecture of the Old Croton Aqueduct.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 8

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 8

Paper Arts and Crafts: Sun and Moon in Warm and Cool Colors

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create the moon and sun using warm and cool colors to depict each on the page. This program is sutiable for kids ages 6 to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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