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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 21–30 out of 468 events
from March 31, 2015 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Monday, April 6, 2015

Apr 6

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

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Kids
Apr 6

Spring Holiday Tennis Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience.
Category: Fitness, Kids, Sports, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is orienteering for kids. Practice your map reading skills and prepare to explore the park.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Brooklyn: All About Bugs

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

1:00 p.m.
Today's topic is all about bugs. Among many fascinating facts, you will learn why all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced birdwatcher, spring migration is an exciting time to be out in the park. Bring your own binoculars or ask a Ranger to borrow a pair.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.
Have fun today making arts and crafts with items collected and found in the park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Manhattan: All About Birds

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Today is all about birds. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced bird watcher, spring migration is an exciting time to explore the park.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Kids Week Manhattan: Rocks and Geology

at Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Outdoor Adventures: Snug Harbor

at Building H (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Explore Staten Island's Snug Harbor, a cultural center and botanical garden, on this nature hike.
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Rugged Reptiles (Snakes and Turtles)

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn about our slithering [or crawling] scaly friends. Meet our Greenbelt resident reptiles, including a corn snake, hog-nosed snake, and an Eastern box turtle. …
Category: Nature, Kids

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