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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 713 events
from April 18, 2014 to January 29, 2016
in Kids (x) category

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Apr20

Earth Day Upcycling Ideas and Crafts

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Engage your creative side and breathe new life into reusable items.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Salamander Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
Salamanders are an indicator species of a healthy environment. Let the Urban Park Rangers guide you through the woods in search of amphibians and other forest floor critters.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, April 21, 2014

Apr21

Culinary Kids Food Festival

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.
Join us for a family-friendly, week-long food festival celebrating the relationships among plants, farms, and your favorite foods.
Category: Accessible, Education, Nature, Festivals, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
Apr21

Blooming Naturalists

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series. Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special in a different lesson each day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Magnificent Monday: Earth Under the Spotlight

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
As Earth Day approaches, let’s learn more about the Earth’s natural features, such as soil, pond water, rocks, and more. We will collect interesting samples…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Apr22

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
Apr22

Earth Day Hike

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Listen for the sounds of spring and look for wildlife as we walk along the ponds of High Rock. Learn about the history of the environmental conservation movement on Staten…
Category: Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Blooming Naturalists

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
So you think you are a naturalist? Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center in this Introduction to Bird Watching series. Using fun games and activities learn what makes birds so special in a different lesson each day!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Grow Your Own Craft: Grass Head Guys and Gals

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Feel the need for seed? Then create and design your own Grass Head with seed and soil inside a nylon stocking.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids

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