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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

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!

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Apr12

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Bryant Park Ping Pong

at Ping Pong Court (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Test your ping pong skills at one of two state-of-the-art tables.
Category: Games, Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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

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!

Apr12

Bryant Park Juggling

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons. All skills are welcome and equipment is provided.
Category: Kids
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!

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