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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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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Apr12

Mansion Arts: Crafting "Home"

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Come visit the Mansion and craft your own model room, inspired by the stories of the past and by the contemporary artworks in our new “Home” exhibition.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art, Tours

Apr12

Pure Meditation

at Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center (in Alfred E. Smith Playground), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Relax in the calmness of a quiet mind.
Category: Accessible, Fitness

Apr12

Nature Exploration Hike (vigorous)

at High Rock Ranger Station (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr12

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Conservatory Garden (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Learn about the thousands of trees, flowers, shrubs, and perennials that decorate the Garden from the Conservancy horticulturalists who take care of this special place within the Park.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr12

Community Egg Hunt and Spring Event

at Cpl. Thompson Park (in CPL. Thompson Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Enjoy children's rides, face painting, arts and crafts, games, music and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Games, Kids, Easter
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr12

Introduction to Bird Watching

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance to learn about the 250 species of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Sunset Park Easter Eggstravaganza

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet the Easter bunny and play games from the NYC Parks' Mobile Play Van!
Category: Festivals, Kids, Easter
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr12

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
Visit an area of the park off the beaten track for most visitors, but well-known to Upper West Siders.
Category: History, Tours

Apr12

NYC BBQ Cookoff

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Eat or compete! It's BBQ NY style, the classic American dish served saucy and just right.
Category: Food

Apr12

Spring Kickoff: Gardening in Sherman Creek

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
In addition to weeding and cutting back perennials you will learn about native meadow plants and how meadow maintenance creates habitat and food sources for birds, mammals and insects.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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