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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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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr 12

Youth Wheelchair Basketball

at Chelsea Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' Chelsea Recreation Center is starting a new sports program for children with physical disabilities ages 6-21. Come out and learn to play wheelchair basketball with the New York Rollin' Fury!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Games, Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr 12

Celebrate Earth Day Upcycle Art

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day early and learn more about conservation efforts you can do at home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 12

Spring Garden Workday

at Harlem Valley Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time to come out of hibernation and spend some time with your friends and neighbors. Join us to help spruce up the garden.
Category: Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 12

Food Truck Rally

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Try a sampling of cuisines from around the world from New York's best food trucks.
Category: Markets, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 12

Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:45 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Let nature inspire you to find your center and reconnect with your true self using guided mindfulness and other meditation practices. Each session, led by Yoga for Bliss director Neem…
Category: Fitness

Apr 12

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.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: History, Tours

Apr 12

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 12

Build a Bird Feeder

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
At this time of year, birds of all different colors and sizes travel through New York City.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 12

Chirps and Tweets Family Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can you mimic a bird call? Discover a range of birds that fly through Wave Hill, on a walk with naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a walk through the gardens and woodlands. Ages…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 12

Poetry in the Garden - Haiku Workshop

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month at Queens Botanical Garden! Using haiku as a point of departure, enjoy a Garden stroll to get your creative juices flowing.
Category: Art

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