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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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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr 9

Conference House Park Nature Hike

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Meet at the Visitor’s Center on Satterlee Street for this all ages nature hikes with your guide Will Lenihan. Wear sturdy shoes and sun block.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks
Free!

Apr 9

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr 9

Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides to visit sites that played important strategic roles in the American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr 9

Spring Break at Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Tartan Week Lunchtime Concerts

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
The American Scottish Foundation brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of lunchtime musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week.
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Apr 9

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today enjoy a nature exploration hike through the woods of Van Cortlandt Park. The forest floor is a fascinating place to explore and discover.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Kids Week Brooklyn: Outdoor Skills for Kids

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Do you know about proper hiking gear? Do you want to learn how to use a compass? These are just examples of the type of skills you may learn to accomplish during this program.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Kids Week Brooklyn: Trees

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today is all about trees! What is your favorite tree? Did you know you can identify a tree by its leaf shape? Improve your tree knowledge and become a Nature Detective.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today is all about insects. Be an entomologist today and learn why all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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