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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 18, 2015

Apr18

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr18

Hands-on History: Roads & Rails

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about transportation in the 19th century, hear a story about the history of trains, and create your own toy horse to ride home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

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

Apr18

Central Park Arches and Bridges North

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.
Enjoy the views of the iconic arches and bridges of Central Park's northern end
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Apr18

Citizenship Classes for Adults

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
In this class, students will review sample citizenship questions as well as practice English comprehension, pronunciation, and listening skills.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr18

Ranger's Choice: Camping Skills Workshop

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
NYC Parks' bright and talented Urban Park Rangers are what make our Weekend Adventure programs so amazing. Take a moment out of your busy schedule and relax by a campfire.…
Category: Nature
Free!

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Apr18

Spring Bird and Wildflower Walk

at Wolfe's Pond Park House (in Wolfe's Pond Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Explore the ephemeral beauty of spring wildflowers at Wolfe’s Pond Park, Research Associate Ray Matarazzo, and Curator of Science, Will Lenihan.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks
Free!

Apr18

Ranger's Choice: Composting Workshop

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
Learn the various forms of composting techniques and make your own take-home worm bin. To register, visit www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register on Wednesday, April 8th.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

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!

Apr18

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, Volunteer

Best For
Kids

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