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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, March 31, 2016


Women on Film: 'Girlfight' (R)

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The film follows Diana Guzman, a troubled teenager from Brooklyn who decides to channel her aggression by training to become a boxer, despite disapproval from her father and peers.
Category: Film, Women's History Month


Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights - Mission Report: Pluto Update

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
We'll discuss what was actually found out about Pluto’s size, surface, atmosphere, moons, and more.
Category: Education, Astronomy


Community Planning Meeting at Alley Pond Park, Queens

at Alley Pond Park Environmental Center, Queens

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Natural Areas Conservancy and the NYC Parks invite the community to participate in restoration planning for the vital salt marshes of Alley Creek, Queens.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Apr 1

Brooklyn Senior Games Prep Meet-Up Clinics: Track and Field

at St. Johns Recreation Center, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
NYC Parks is hosting its first ever Senior Games for Recreation Center members age 50+! Join these meetups to prepare for the competition in May.
Category: Sports, Seniors

Apr 1

It's My Park at Wakefield Playground

at Wakefield Playground, Bronx

8:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park Season, join the Friends of Wakefield Playground to mulch street trees and do general clean-up at Wakefield Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

Apr 1

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

Apr 1

Exhibition - Great Outdoors: Selections from the Museum of American Illustration

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 a.m.
Great Outdoors showcases over thirty artworks from the Museum of American Illustration’s collection that depict outdoor life, including recreational sports and quiet contemplation.
Category: Nature, Art, History, Seniors

Apr 1

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 1

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 1

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking

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