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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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Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr29

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr29

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
Free!

Apr29

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Pop Up Aquarium!

at John J Carty Park, Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join NYC Parks and the NY Aquarium for a Pop Up Aquarium experience in your neighborhood park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Movies Under the Stars: A Tribute to Prince and Screening of Purple Rain

at The Lawn at Myrtle Avenue and North Portland Avenue (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Party like it's 1999 with NYC Parks as we celebrate the artistry of Prince!
Category: Dance, Art, Film, Free Summer Movies, Movies Under the Stars
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr29

Brooklyn Recreation Arts Partners: Pop-Up Gallery - 'Visual Pollution: MTA Ad Defacement'

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The series was inspired by altered or vandalized New York City subway ads.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr29

Opera For Two: An Intimate Performance of Big Ideas

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
This program will feature 18th Century violin music with works by Leclair, Reger, Barbella, Telemann, and Mozart performed by the duo Black Marble.
Category: Concerts

Apr29

Open Mic Night in the Parlor

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Come to share your work or simply enjoy. Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Art, Theater

Apr29

Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater
Free!

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