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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 13, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Apr 2

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.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 2

Playwriting for Adults

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Juan Ramirez in a playwriting series of workshops at the Poe Park Visitor Center on Saturdays. This class is for adults.
Category: Education, Art
Free!

Apr 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Spring Break at Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Spring at the Carrousel offers free music, crafts, balloons and more for kids of all ages.
Category: Best for Kids

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Event
Apr 2

Historic New York: Native Americans

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to historic sites within the park and discuss Native American culture.
Category: History, Hiking
Free!

Apr 2

Kids Sensory Perception Hike

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. All supplies provided.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents Romeo and Juliet

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This spring, the Public Theater’s Mobile Unit will tour Shakespeare’s timeless tale of Romeo and Juliet to communities across New York City, including many NYC Parks locations.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Apr 2

Wildlife Puppet Show

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Hands on History: For the Birds

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Listen to bird stories, and then make your own feeder out of oranges at this King Manor Museum program.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 2

Goalball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Goalball is a Paralympic sport for athletes with visual impairments.It is played by two teams of three who are blindfolded using a ball with bells inside.
Category: Accessible, Sports

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