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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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Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr 29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

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 29

Kids Week Staten Island: Meet the Critters at Blue Heron

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the adaptations and behavior for many types of different animals you can find in NYC's parks.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

Kids Week Bronx: Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search for amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

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 29

Garden Walk: Notable Trees of Wave Hill

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Wander through the gardens on this special walk with Director of Horticulture Louis Bauer to see some of his favorites in the living collection.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Apr 29

Stewardship Day

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Let's celebrate Arbor Day by volunteering! Become a Greenbelt steward by learning to maintain and beautify the park.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr 29

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birding Bonanza

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers, with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

Kids Week Queens: Urban Wildlife

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn more about urban wildlife in the city through fun activities and group games with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 29

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.
Category: Sports
Free!

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