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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 July 21, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Apr 16

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

Apr 16

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

Apr 16

Paranormal Investigation

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

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the birthday of Eliza Jumel with a special paranormal investigation of the home in which she resided in while alive, and quite possibly, beyond.
Category: History

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Apr 17

MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
The 13th annual MORE/SHAPE Women's Half-Marathon brings together thousands of women of all ages and backgrounds for a day of fun, fitness, and camaraderie in NYC.
Category: Fitness, Sports

Apr 17

New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 17

Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr 17

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with Mini Fences

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With storytellers Rama Mandel and Channie Waites, learn about starting seeds through movement and verse—and see some that have sprouted.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 17

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Apr 17

It's My Park at Inwood Hill Park

at 218th Street and Indian Road (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, Chabad of Inwood invites you to join neighbors and volunteers in raking leaves and removing litter at Inwood Hill Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 17

Celebrate Earth Day at Fort Tryon Park

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Help us install many new plants on the Fort Washington Terrace slope. Plants, tools, and gloves will be provided. Wear long pants and sturdy shoes.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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