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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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from October 12, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Apr18

Ranger's Choice: Camping Skills Workshop

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing. Take a moment out of your busy schedule and relax by a campfire.…
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr18

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore the ephemeral beauty of spring wildflowers at Wolfe’s Pond Park, Research Associate Ray Matarazzo, and Curator of Science, Will Lenihan.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Apr18

Ranger's Choice: Composting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Learn the various forms of composting techniques and make your own take-home worm bin. To register, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 8th.
Free!

Apr18

Track and Field Workshop for People with Disabilities

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Try a push rim chair or hand cycle! Learn how to play boccia or learn how to throw the shot put and discus. Learn how blind runners run with a tether, and more!
Category: Accessible, Sports
Free!

Apr18

Workshop: Make Your Own Pinhole Camera

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
In advance of Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day (April 26), come to the Alice Austen House to make your own pinhole camera. Adults and families welcome. Bring your…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr18

2015 Daffodil Festival

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the blooming of the Faber Park daffodils! Last
Category: Festivals, Kids, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr18

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Apr18

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

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