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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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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Apr12

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
Apr12

Central Park Tour: North Woods

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us for this tour of tumbling waterfalls, rustic bridges, and picturesque pools, led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr12

Garden Highlights Tour

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights. Free with admission to the grounds.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr12

Concert: Brasil Guitar Duo

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
The Brasil Guitar Duo, praised by The New York Times for its “warm melodies and pinpoint dance rhythms”, is two virtuosos, Douglas Lora and João Luiz, who have been…
Category: Concerts

Apr12

Remembering Yesterday: Queens and Its World's Fairs

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Remembering is both a collective and a personal activity. In this exhibition, both are on display in relation to two World’s Fairs that took place in Flushing, Queens in…
Category: Art, History

Apr12

The New York World’s Fairs in 3D: A Stereoscopic Projection Show

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Robert Munn and Sandra Cook of the Depthography Group will be presenting their “World’s Fairs in 3D” Stereoscopic Projection Show. The show consists of over 28…
Category: Education, Film, History, Talks

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Event

Monday, April 13, 2015

Apr13

Birding Tours of Bryant Park

at Bryant Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
Discover the birds that call Bryant Park home, as well as those that may stop by during migration.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr13

Art Exhibit: Conserving Our City of Nature: The Artwork of Alan Messer

at Arsenal (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
The exhibition reveals over 30 of Messer’s detailed paintings, illustrations, and field sketches of NYC's avian wildlife and habitats.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr13

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr13

Basic Sailing Program

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.
Learn to sail on Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Lectures on sail theory, learn to tie knots, rig a boat, understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail a boat.
Category: Sports, Waterfront

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