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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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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Apr16

Workshop: Make Your Own Pinhole Camera

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Construct your own pinhole camera, then bring your camera and photo back to develop on Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day (April 24).
Category: Art

Apr16

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Apr16

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil, and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at Sixth Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Enjoy this walk through the park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours.
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr16

Wave Hill Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Category: Art, Tours

Apr16

Paper Arts & Crafts: Design Paper Fans

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages will have fun creating paper arts and crafts items to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Street Stories

at St. James Recreation Center (in St. James Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Aldo Saligno will take you through a range of techniques necessary to capture compelling images of people, events, and city-scapes that can be persuasive and advocate for social justice.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr16

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

Apr16

Music at Morris-Jumel: The Gamba in Paris

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion's ensemble-in-residence Brooklyn Baroque will play a program highlighting the viola da gamba—aka, “the viola for the leg”.
Category: Concerts

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