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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 November 11, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Apr22

Floral Design Workshop: Tulips

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Participants will learn the beauty of designing with tulips as they create a spring vase arrangement to take home.
Category: Accessible, Education

Apr22

Balancing Yin and Yang: The Place of Chinese Philosophy in Garden Construction

at Chinese Scholar's Garden, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn about the important role traditional Chinese thought has played on garden design. Discover how these ideas are embodied in the NY Chinese Scholar's Garden. 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, Tours, Talks

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Apr22

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!

Apr22

Concert: João Luiz, Guitar and Special Guest Mandolin Player Danilo Brito

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Together they will showcase the choro, an enduringly popular Brazilian music known for instrumental virtuosity, improvisation, syncopation, and counterpoint.
Category: Concerts

Apr22

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join a Wave Hill Garden Guide for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Monday, April 23, 2018

Apr23

Bryant Park Spring Birding Tours

at Heiskell Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the surprising diversity of birds that call Bryant Park home during migratory season with guided tours.
Category: Birding, Nature, Wildlife
Free!

Apr23

It's My Park at Paul Raimonda Playground

at 47th Street Entrance at 20th Avenue (in Paul Raimonda Playground), Queens

9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Raimonda Park to spread compost through the flower beds.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr23

Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr23

2018 Senior Games Board Games Clinic

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

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Get prepared for the Senior Games with our board games clinic at Red Hook Recreation Center.
Category: Games, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games

Apr23

Tour of Gracie Mansion

at Gracie Mansion (in Carl Schurz Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Gracie Mansion Conservancy presents New York 1942. Our newest installation marking the 75th Anniversary of Gracie Mansion as the official mayoral residence.
Category: Education, Art, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

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