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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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Wednesday, February 10, 2016


Tour of the Galaxy

at Pier 1 Entrance (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Step up to our telescopes and see the stars like you’ve never been able to before. Our guide will instruct you on the different visible planets, moons, and constellations.
Category: Astronomy

Thursday, February 11, 2016


Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.
Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness


Whimsical Winter Wonder...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 present its annual Whimsical Winter Wonder exhibition. This season's event features works from emerging and established artists from the Bronx.
Category: Art, Winter Holidays


Exhibition - America: The Legacy of African American Public Service

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Artists in this exhibition offer broad interpretations on the theme of African Americans in public service.
Category: Art, History, Black History Month


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours


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…


Art Workshop Begins: The Cool Palette

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Using a palette of muted colors, capture the seasonal light and simple serenity of the landscape with artist Rachael Wren. Working with acrylic paint and collage, focus on…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Seniors


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


Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join us for a landscape painting workshop using watercolor, inks, and charcoal.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Talks, Seniors


Artist Talk/Tour: Jorge Luis Rodríguez Hosts Tour & Conversation

at Center for Puerto Rican Studies-Centro, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Artist Jorge Luis Rodríguez will meet with residents of El Barrio, and walk through the park where one of his works, Growth, is on display.
Category: Art, Tours, Talks

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