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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

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!

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Apr11

Chirps and Tweets Family Walk

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Can you mimic a bird call? Discover a range of birds that fly through Wave Hill, on a walk with naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a walk through the gardens and woodlands. Ages…
Category: Birding, Nature, Tours

Apr11

Winter Workspace Open Studios

at Glyndor Gallery (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
For the sixth winter, Glyndor Gallery is transformed into studio spaces for artists to develop new work and offer opportunities for public interaction in the context of the garden.…
Category: Art, Talks

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.
Category: Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Track and Field Workshop for People with Disabilities

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Try a push rim chair or hand cycle! Learn how to play boccia or learn how to throw the shot put and discus. Learn how blind runners run with a tether, and more!
Category: Accessible, Sports
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

Compost Crew

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Every Saturday, the Compost Crew processes food scraps collected at the Inwood Greenmarket and organic waste recovered from NYRP's landscaping operations. Learn about the process…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr11

Kite Making Workshop

at Staten Island Makerspace, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Families work together to make rotating box kites.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
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!

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