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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 September 10, 2013 (x) to August 30, 2017

Sunday, February 21, 2016


Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

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

11:00 a.m.12:30 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


Lunar New Year at the Queens Zoo

at Queens Zoo

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The WCS's Queens Zoo is celebrating the Year of the Monkey with special Lunar New Year zodiac scavenger hunts, calligraphy, theatrical performances, crafts, and more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Theater, Lunar New Year

Must See

Wire the Wise

at Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get one-on-one help with technology and connect with young professionals at this social and educational event! Bring your own device or try something new!
Category: Accessible, Education, Seniors



at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices.
Category: Fitness, Seniors


High Tea

at Mark Twain Room (in Wave Hill), Bronx

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy High Tea in the Mark Twain Room prior to each concert in Armor Hall.
Category: Concerts, Food


Yoga with Awesome Asana

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

1:00 p.m.2:05 p.m.
Every Sunday, certified yoga instructor Chelsea Best conducts Awesome Asana Yoga, an open-level Vinyasa class designed to accommodate beginners and experts.
Category: Dance, Fitness, Sports


Nature's Workshop: Taste of Nature

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers Nature Centers are your gateway to New York City parks. Discover how many familiar tastes are created with common plants.
Category: Nature, Food


Winter Wildlife Animal Tracking

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. Learn to identify different animal tracks.
Category: Nature

Must See

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Garden & Conservatory Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours, Seniors

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