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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

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

Le Petit Zen Art

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Through drawings, paintings and other techniques, adults will create miniature works (4"x6") or less of Zen art. The instructing artist will demonstrate how to create…
Category: Art
Free!

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!

Apr11

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Apr11

Special Interactive Tour for Families: A Child’s View of Life in 19th Century New York

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
29 East Fourth Street was home not only to the eight Tredwell children, but also to two young granddaughters. Come tour the house and learn what life was like for children (and adults)…
Category: Education, History, Kids, Tours

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Conference House Cinema: Key Largo

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The monthly screenings of Hollywood's classic "film noir" award-winning movies will run from February through June.
Category: Film, Free Summer Movies
Free!

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr12

City Parks Foundation Run for the Parks (4M)

at West Drive at West 67th Street (in Central Park), Manhattan, East Drive near East 68th Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Spring is in full flower at this popular event that supports City Parks Foundation. Your support allows City Parks Foundation to provide vital cultural, educational, and athletic…
Category: Fitness

Apr12

Art In the Garden: Paul Lin & Botanical Therapeutic Art

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Art In the Garden: Paul Lin- Botanical Therapeutic Art Tuesdays through Saturdays, January 20 to April 12 in the Visitor & Administration Building Gallery. (Note: The…
Category: Art

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