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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, April 21, 2016

Apr21

Neighborhood Narratives: Oral History Storytelling Project

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The storied experiences of youth, family, friends, neighbors, and the life events that shape them are explored in a project devoted to personal and community history.
Category: Talks
Free!

Apr21

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
Free!

Apr21

14th Annual Poem in Your Pocket Day

at Reading Room (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This day-long celebration of poetry kicks off the Reading Room's 2016 Word for Word series and is free and open to the public.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr21

Bryant Park Juggling

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Apr21

CANCELLED: Patterned Scarf-Knitting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will create a Fibonnacci-inspired striped scarf with two different colors of yarn. Select your contrasting or complementary colors for your piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr21

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr21

CANCELLED: Tunisian Patterned Scarf-Making Workshop

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants will create a Tunisian crocheted, striped Fibonacci inspired scarf; producing an interesting numerical sequencing pattern effect on the work.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr21

Put A Poem in Your Pocket Open Mic

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
On National Poetry Day, join us in an open mic for children and adults.
Category: Art
Free!

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