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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 13, 2014

Apr13

Javits Playground Physics with Dr. A

at Jacob Javits Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Discover the many fascinating properties of physics through fun, hands-on science, and math activities!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

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

Apr13

Bryant Park Games

at 40th Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Take a break with an eclectic selection of favorite tabletop games for free. From Scrabble and mancala to dominoes and Jenga. Visit bryantpark.org to find weekly Game Socials and…
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Bryant Park Kubb

at The Green (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Learn the Scandinavian lawn game, also known as Viking Chess. To win, knock over your opponent’s blocks with wooden pins. Never played? Our attendant will teach you.
Category: Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

History Play Date - Searching for Spring

at Dyckman Farmhouse Museum (in Dyckman House Museum), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spring is here! Young visitors are invited to explore the Dyckman Farmhouse garden in a scavenger hunt for the earliest signs of spring.
Category: Education, Nature, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Birding

at Pelham Bay Ranger Station (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.
Our Rangers will guide you to the best wildlife viewing spots in New York City.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr13

Smorgasburg

at Pier 5 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us Sundays at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 for another season of Brooklyn’s best street food. From brisket to bulgogi and Burmese noodles, to phatty beet sliders,…
Category: Food, Waterfront
Free!

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Apr13

Celebrate Earth Day: Recycled Art

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.
Engage your creative side and breathe new life into reusable items.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Fitness Hike (vigorous)

at Cunningham Park Parking Lot (in Cunningham Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

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: Fitness
Free!

Apr13

Brooklyn Bridge Park Tour

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn about the park's design, history, and ecology, and how the park came to life.
Category: Nature, History, Tours, Waterfront
Free!

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