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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 11, 2015

Apr 11

“Greening” Spring Cleaning

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Now that the spring sunshine is revealing the dirt and dust that may be hiding out in your home, it’s time for some spring cleaning! But how can we do so in a way that is best…
Category: Education, Nature, Seniors

Apr 11

The Art of the Park: Drawing Workshop

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Capture the beauty and draw inspiration from the natural surroundings and environment of Conference House Park. Embrace the Park's dominant topographical features: the shoreline…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr 11

Bryant Park Juggling

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

11:00 a.m.2:00 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: Games
Free!

Apr 11

Tartan Week Pipe and Drums

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The American Scottish Foundation (ASF) brings a bit of Scotland to the park with a series of musical and cultural performances to celebrate Tartan Week. Bring your kilts and swing on…
Category: Concerts, Festivals
Free!

Apr 11

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? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 11

Bones of an Old Dutch House Tour

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

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Examine the white oak timbers (the bones) of Lefferts Historic House and the many layers that were added, subtracted and changed over the past 230 years.
Category: History, Tours

Apr 11

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Central Park has long been revered as a masterpiece of landscape architecture. Discover the park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

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Apr 11

Dunes, Drawing and Dendrology: Beach Walk and Talk

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a guided walk along a section of Conference House Park's nearly two-mile shoreline and learn why Conference House Park's wetlands and natural dunes are so important.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 11

Spring Kick-off: 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.
Kick off the spring season in Sherman Creek Park with various gardening projects. In addition to weeding and cutting back perennials you will learn about native meadow plants and how…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 11

Master Story Tellers Opening Reception

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of Master Story Tellers exhibition; classic tales from HAns Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe and other master story…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

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