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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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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Apr 28

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Pen and Pillow Making Workshop

at Detective Keith Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come join us for a fun afternoon of socializing and gift making! We will guide you as you create a Mother’s Day pen and pillow. No artistic experience necessary, but…
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 28

Hatha Yoga and Meditation

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

12:30 p.m.1:30 p.m.
You'll learn yoga techniques to initiate relaxation and influence changes within our physical and emotional responses to stress.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 28

Kids Week Staten Island: Insect and Pond Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty or wet as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects and other invertebrates.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this program, your Urban Prk Ranger guide will teach the basics of using an orienteering compass and challenge participants to navigate through the park.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Holiday Adult + Junior Tennis Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
During the holiday season, the Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience.
Category: Sports, School Break

Apr 28

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 28

Family Art-Making: Art-Making: Leafy Mobiles

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
At this workshop, we'll take a closer look at new springtime leaves, examining their intricate network of veins, and compare the sizes and shapes of different trees’ leaves.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Patterned Scarf-Knitting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will create a Fibonnacci-inspired striped scarf with two different colors of yarn. Select your contrasting or complementary colors for your piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 28

Kids Week Brooklyn: Scavenger Hunt

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use all of your senses and explore the park searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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