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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 17, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Apr17

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr17

2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Pickleball is a super fun, low-impact paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr17

2018 Senior Games Swimming Clinic

at Metropolitan Recreation Center, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Come out and get ready to train hard for the 2018 Senior Games!
Category: Fitness, Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr17

2018 Senior Games Cornhole Clinic

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This new game brings more excitement along with healthy competition to this year's games.
Category: Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr17

2018 Senior Games Shuffleboard Clinic

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Come out and show off those great shuffleboard skills in preparation for the 2018 Senior Games.
Category: Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr17

Central Park Tour: Stroll to Strawberry Fields

at Columbus Circle Information Kiosk (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the southwestern corner of Central Park. Tour includes the Maine Monument, Sheep Meadow, Tavern on the Green, and Strawberry Fields.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr17

Gallery Tour: Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Avifauna: Interplay of Birds + Habitat features artworks that delve into the relationship between birds and their habitats.
Category: Art, Tours
Free!

Apr17

Kid's Le Petit Art

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Kids create adorable miniature art and miniature worlds as gifts for others, or to keep. Parents and kids may participate together.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr17

Bryant Park Reading Room: Winter Poetry with YesYes Books

at Kinokuniya Bookstore, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Contemporary award-winning poets present their most recent work for the pleasure of listening to outstanding literary accomplishment.
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr17

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Astronomy
Free!

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