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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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Thursday, April 12, 2018


Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz with the Phil Young Experience

at Hansborough Recreation CenterManhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join us for live jazz by The Phil Young Experience. Phil Young is a drummer, florist and leader of "the Harlem Hip" -- as recently seen in The New Yorker.
Category: Accessible, Concerts, Festivals, History, Seniors

Must See

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park)Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours


Kids Imaginative Arts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children will use their imagination and curiosity, and explore ideas for self expression to create themed artwork.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For

Mekong Group Music Class - Dan Tranh

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Mekong Arts and Music (MAM) will be teaching a beginner's course of Dan Tranh, a 16-string Vietnamese zither.
Category: Accessible, Education, Art


Exhibitions: Women’s Suffrage and New York City: A Centennial Celebration & Bronx Expo – The Starlight Park Story - Opening Receptions

at Valentine-Varian House (in Valentine Varian House)Bronx

4:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
You are invited to the opening reception for two exhibitions at The Museum of Bronx History/Valentine-Varian House.
Category: Art, History, Tours, Talks, Seniors


It's My Park at Northerleigh Park

at North Avenue and Lockwood Place Entrance (in Northerleigh Park)Staten Island

5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, please join Westerleigh Parks Coalition to clean and beautify Northerleigh Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


It's My Park at McCarren Park

at McCarren Park Track (in McCarren Park)Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Good.Clean.Fun. to exercise in the park, and borrow a pair of re-usable work gloves to help pick up trash along the way at McCarren Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Evening Cocktail & Craft: Soap and Suds

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn all about botanical soap making and bring home your own herbalbar of glycerin soap while you sip on selections from local craft breweries. Adults 21+ only.
Category: Education


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports


Artist Talk: Natural Impact with Tim Daly, Cecilia Whittaker Doe, Brant Moorefield, and Lina Puerta

at Arsenal (in Central Park)Manhattan

6:00 p.m.8:00 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, Nature, Art, Talks, Seniors

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