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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

Apr11

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!

Apr11

Kite Making Workshop

at Staten Island Makerspace, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Families work together to make rotating box kites.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Junior Volunteer Corps

at 9th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Families and elementary-school-aged groups are invited to help rake leaves.
Category: Nature, Kids, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Paper Arts & Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Participants of all ages have fun creating paper arts and crafts. Projects may include origami, kirigami, decoupage, and collage.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr11

Union Square: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood through discussions of the people, history, architecture, and forces that have shaped this community.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Apr11

Spring Sprouts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
It's time for spring planting! Join the Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Central Park Tour: Mid-Park Welcome Tour

at Alexander von Humboldt statue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Explore some of the park's best-known features, including the Lake and the Ramble, and then marvel at the view from Belvedere Castle, on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr11

Live Bird Demonstrations

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers for Wildlife return to Wave Hill to share live birds such as the eastern screech owl, American kestrel, red-tailed hawk, mallard duck, dove and barred owl. Between programs,…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids, Talks

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Owl Pellet Dissection

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Owls are creatures who swallow their prey whole. Parts of the prey, such as bones, feathers and fur are bound up during digestion into a tight pellet, which the owl regurgitates.…
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr11

NYC Anti-Street Harassment Rally

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Want to stand up against harassment in your community? Join us at the annual NYC Anti-Street Harassment Rally, as part of International Anti-Street Harassment Week. The event will…
Category: Education
Free!

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