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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 May 3, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Friday, April 8, 2016

Apr 8

Historical Tour - Randall's Island South

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Come learn about the influential people, the bridges, and the landscape changes that transformed the island into the beautiful park it is today!
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 8

Kids and Teens Talent Showcase

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Come out and enjoy a variety of child/youth talent performances featuring urban cultural dancing, such as step and spoken word poetry.
Category: Dance, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

ACT/REACT: Re-Imagining the Past

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Come to this unique immersive theatrical event with short, site-specific performances that bring the period rooms of the mansion to life.
Category: History, Theater
Free!

Saturday, April 9, 2016

Apr 9

Van Cortlandt Track Club

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Van Cortlandt Track Club runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border in small groups. For local running tips, visit vctc.org.
Category: Fitness, Sports, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr 9

Greenmarket at Grand Army Plaza

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
At what other market can you do all your food shopping, sample local wine, and explore Brooklyn's favorite park?
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Apr 9

Will Eisner "The Spirit" Retrospective Exhibition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
The Poe Park Visitor Center is proud to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Will Eisner's "The Spirit."
Category: Art, Women's History Month
Free!

Apr 9

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 9

Bird Walk with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how QBG provides important resources for birds.
Category: Birding, Nature

Must See
Event
Apr 9

Jamaica Bay Tree Planting

at Point Breeze Place and Baywater Court (in Jamaica Bay Park), Queens

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

Must See
Event
Apr 9

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Playground 62

at Playground Sixty Two (in Playground Sixty Two LXII), Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Boon Church of Overseas Chinese Mission to clean up Playground 62.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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