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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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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Apr20

Adaptive Table Tennis

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Play table tennis with pals or come solo! This adaptive session is especially for adults and seniors with disabilities.
Category: Accessible, Sports

Apr20

Nature Exploration Hike: Salt Marsh (light)

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

12:00 p.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our city’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Kids' Week
Free!

Apr20

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:15 p.m.
View tumbling cascades, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools in the "Manhattan Adirondacks."
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr20

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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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
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

Kids Beach Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Nature, Kids, Kids' Week, Waterfront
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr20

Nature Exploration Hike (moderate)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest
Category: Kids' Week
Free!

Apr20

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

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

2:00 p.m.3:15 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

Monday, April 21, 2014

Apr21

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

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