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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 11–20 out of 469 events
from April 18, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Apr19

Family Open House: Hands-On History

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Drop in during this open house for hands-on learning, colonial crafts, and a scavenger hunt.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, History, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus,and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This spring, the Prospect Park Alliance explores the aquatic habitats of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Plants and Pollinators

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
This walking tour will offer a closer look at some of flora and their fauna friends that help them flourish.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Soarin' Over Staten Island

at Freshkills Park Event Entrance, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Half hawk watch, half kite festival, and all fun! A windy spring weekend is the perfect time to head to the top of Freshkills Park’s North Park and look for migrant hawks.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Festivals, Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Earth Day in Union Square

at North Plaza (in Union Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Events in Union Square include an exhibit on sharing economy, information on local businesses, a green travel exhibition, kids' activities and entertainment, live music & entertainment.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Earth Day at Prospect Park

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at the Audubon Center for its annual Earth Day celebration featuring fishing lessons, performances, a parade, and raptor meet and greet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Fishing
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr19

Kids Beach Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the beaches of Orchard Beach.
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr19

Kids Salamander Exploration

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
xplore under logs and turn over rocks gently to catch a glimpse of these fascinating creatures.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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