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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 5, 2014

Apr 5

Central Park Tour: Hallett Nature Sanctuary and the Pond

at 6th Avenue and Central Park South (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Take a break to enjoy this walk through the Park's smallest woodland area, open to visitors only on guided tours and limited open hours April through October.
Category: Nature, History, Tours

Apr 5

History In Your Hands: Flax to Linen

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come check on our flax crop and try out tools used to process flax fibers into linen cloth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 5

Music at Morris-Jumel Mansion: Recorder Madness

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join frequent Music at Morris-Jumel performers Gregory Bynum, Theresa Salomon, Carlene Stober, and Rebecca Pechefsky for a program of uplifting instrumental works.
Category: Concerts

Apr 5

Tavern Concerts

at Historic Richmond Town (in LaTourette Park & Golf Course), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.
Sit back and listen to some of the best folk and acoustic songwriters and musicians in the country.
Category: Concerts

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Apr 6

Art in the Garden: “Get the Picture?”

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Artist Alan Richards’s colorful satirical composite images, or photomanipulations, feature elements juxtaposed to create pieces that portray humor and whimsy.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 6

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

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

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr 6

Urban Park Ranger Nature Exploration Hike

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Discover the plants and animals that inhabit the urban forest around the mansion on this vigorous hike with an Urban Park Ranger. Comfortable shoes or boots, water, and a light snack…
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr 6

Kids Nature Hike (light)

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Join the Rangers for a kid-friendly, light hike through the woods.
Category: Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Family Scavenger Hunt

at The Velodrome (in Kissena Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Join the Rangers for a family-friendly, nature-themed scavenger hunt.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Nature Exploration Hike (vigorous)

11:00 a.m.
On our hikes, you can gain orienteering skills, explore our City’s rich history, or just take an hour to unplug from the world.
Category: Nature
Free!

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