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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.

Viewing 111–120 out of 1,693 events
from March 17, 2018 to December 28, 2019

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 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, History, Tours



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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Participants will create cute arts and crafts projects to keep, or give as a gift to their favorite person.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

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2018 Senior Games Pickleball Clinic

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center (in John J Carty Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Got skills and are 50+ years old? Pickleball is a super fun, low-impact paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis, and badminton.
Category: Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


Hill Street Stapleton Garden Planning Meeting

at New York Public Library Stapleton Branch, Staten Island

5:30 p.m.6:45 p.m.
GreenThumb invites you to a planning meeting to help create a new pop-up, temporary community garden on Hill Street in Stapleton, Staten Island.
Category: Nature, Volunteer


Timothy Young: Paper Trails, Writers and Gardens in the Archives

at NY School of Interior Design, Manhattan

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
This lecture focuses on the archival legacies of several 20th-century writers and artists who built gardens.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Talks


Plant a DIY Sub-Irrigated Window Box

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Learn how, with the right plant choices, you can keep your sill looking lush with less work and up to 80% less water than a traditional window box!
Category: Education, Nature


Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the NY Rollin' Knicks Wheelchair Basketball Team

at West Bronx Recreation Center, Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Thursday, March 22, 2018


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.
Join us for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
Category: Fitness


2018 Senior Games Basketball Clinic

at St. John's Recreation Center, Brooklyn

8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
In preparation for the Senior Games, St. John's Recreation Center will be hosting basketball clinics to help you strengthen those sharp basketball skills.
Category: Games, Sports, Seniors, NYC Parks Senior Games


Exhibition: Natural Impact

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The tension between mankind and Mother Nature has long been a disturbing battleground. Visual artists ook at how nature sneaks back into our precisely constructed world.
Category: Accessible, Art, Seniors

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