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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 13, 2013

Apr13

Van Cortlandt Track Club Saturday Morning Group-Run

at Van Cortlandt Stadium (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.
Come join the Van Cortlandt Track Club for regular morning group runs through and around the Yonkers-Bronx border.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr13

2013 Group Trail Runs High Rock Park in the Greenbelt

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

8:00 a.m.
Join experienced runners from the Staten Island Athletic Club (SIAC) for training runs leading up to the High Rock Challenge Adventure Race.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

Apr13

Free Saturdays at Red Hook Recreation Center

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Free admittance for everyone, every Saturday in March 2013! Hey Red Hook! Come enjoy FREE family fun programming at Red Hook Recreation Center. Activities will…
Category: Fitness, Games, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Bird Walks

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

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Apr13

Repetition in Design

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
A series of oil paintings on canvas along with original sketches by Queens artist Gennadyi Gurman.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Art

Apr13

Nature Photography with Expert Naturalist, Mike Feller

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Bring your camera and spend some time exploring the park through its view finder.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature
Free!

Apr13

HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers a hands-on discovery program for childrenages 5-12.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Food

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Bicycle Tour of Trees in Manhattan

at Waverly Place & MacDougal Street (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:45 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Five Borough Bicycle Club on a tour of New York's most amazing trees!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr13

Woodland Discovery Kit in Central Park

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Visit The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands exhibit and start exploring the North Woods on your own.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Art, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

The Wild Garden: Discovering Central Park Woodlands Exhibit

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Use this hands-on exhibit to illuminate the history, ecology, and management of the woodlands and learn why these landscapes are so essential to the purpose of Central Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Art, History
Free!

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