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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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from September 9, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Apr 9

Kids Week Brooklyn: Trees

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today is all about trees! What is your favorite tree? Did you know you can identify a tree by its leaf shape? Improve your tree knowledge and become a Nature Detective.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

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Kids
Apr 9

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today is all about insects. Be an entomologist today and learn why all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Kids Week Staten Island: Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Today is all about insects. Be an entomologist today and learn why all insects are bugs, but not all bugs are insects.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

A Marvelous Map-sploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Maps reveal amazing details about the past and the present. First, we will learn the basics of how to read the Greenbelt trail map. Then we will work as a team to assemble…
Category: Education, Games, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Learn To Draw

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

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of still life pencil drawing, including volume, tone, value and sketching. (Ages 10-adults).
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Apr 9

Kids Week Manhattan: Music Found in Nature

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Let's explore the park focusing on the sounds of birds, trees, water, and maybe even make some music of our own.
Category: Nature, Kids, School Break, Kids' Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Spring Break Family Storytime & Craft @ QBG

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

GreenThumb Workshop: Double Raised Bed Building

at Block Association #81 (in ), Queens

4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
We’ll share ideas on design and discuss ways to plan your garden plot for maximum production.
Free!

Friday, April 10, 2015

Apr10

Yoga in the Orangerie: Intermediate Level

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

7:00 a.m.8:15 a.m.
Deepen your practice in a steady, mindful approach at the intermediate level.
Category: Fitness

Apr10

Master Story Tellers Exhbition

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

8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Edgar Allan Poe, and master story tellers, inspire nineteen children's book artists who create illustrations for…
Category: Art
Free!

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