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Saturday, April 11, 2015

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

Must See
Event
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!

Apr 11

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 11

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
This historic walking tour along the original site will discuss the history of the old Croton Aqueduct system and its role in shaping New York City's past.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 11

Chirps and Tweets Family Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

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

Apr 11

A Talk with Literary Historian Michael Patrick Hearn

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Michael Patrick Hearn has remained one of the most respected contemporary writers about children’s literature since the publication of The Annotated Wizard of Oz right…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Apr 11

Winter Workspace Open Studios

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
For the sixth winter, Glyndor Gallery is transformed into studio spaces for artists to develop new work and offer opportunities for public interaction in the context of the garden.…
Category: Art, Talks

Apr 11

GreenThumb Workshop: Square Foot Gardening 101-Companion Planting

at Franklin Memorial Garden (in ), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Square Foot Gardening is a simple and practical method for planting to maximize your growing space by breaking it down into square foot sections.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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