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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

Earth Day Celebration: Spring Cleaning & Planting Day at Faber Park

at Faber Park (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Green thumbs and novices are wanted to spruce up Faber Park for the spring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr12

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

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr12

Fort Tryon Egg Hunt

at Billings Lawn (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Billings Lawn, featuring egg hunt, face painting, raffle and games.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

Bunnies in the Greenbelt

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Spring is here, and Peter Cottontail is on his way. Did you know that Mr.Cottontail's relatives live right here in the Greenbelt? Learn about the Easter Cottontail rabbit, hear a…
Category: Nature, Kids, Easter

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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

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

ESL Class

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Spanish speaking adults will learn the basic structure of English from ESL instructor. New students must take a placement test, which is administered at 11am on…
Category: Education
Free!

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

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