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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: 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

Must See
Event
Apr11

Master Story Tellers Opening Reception

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

12:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Celebrate the opening of Master Story Tellers exhibition; classic tales from HAns Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe and other master story…
Category: Art, Talks
Free!

Apr11

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!

Apr11

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.
This historic walking tour along the original site will discuss the history of the old Croton Aqueduct system and its role in shaping New York City's past.
Category: History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr11

GreenThumb Workshop: Square Foot Gardening 101-Companion Planting

at Franklin Memorial Garden (in ), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Square Foot Gardening is a simple and practical method for planting to maximize your growing space by breaking it down into square foot sections. Learning this method will allow you to…
Free!

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

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

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!

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