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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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from November 21, 2012 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Apr 7

Kids Week Staten Island: Rocks and Geology

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Explore the park and strengthen your geologist skills while we observe and study rocks.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Spring Break Family Storytime & Craft @ QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Kids Week Manhattan: Rocks and Geology

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Today is all about rocks and geology. Let's explore, examine, and climb a rock or two. Be prepared to get your hands dirty and become geologists for the day.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

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

Apr 7

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Apr 7

CANCELLED: First Annual Ada Louise Huxtable Lecture: Preservation, Who Needs It Anyway?

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Preservationists were once welcomed in urban environments as the lynchpin for stabilization and recovery and the key to balanced and intelligent development. Now they’re often…
Category: Education, History, Talks

Apr 7

Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym

at Al Oerter Recreation Center (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

7:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Similar to regular basketball but played in a wheelchair. Participants must be physically disabled and able to play in a sports wheelchair. There are available sportschairs for use at…
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Apr 8

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 8

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

Apr 8

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

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