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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.

Viewing 1–10 out of 172 events
from April 19, 2018 to December 27, 2018
in Arts & Crafts (x) category

Friday, April 20, 2018

Apr20

Imaginative Arts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Adults use their imagination to create works of art employing various techniques. They will be encouraged to discuss and share, bouncing ideas from each other.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors
Free!

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Apr21

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day

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Kids
Apr21

Woodworking Workshop: Green Roof Birdhouse

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Sharpen both your woodworking and gardening skills as you construct and plant a birdhouse with a rooftop of live succulent plants.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Apr21

It's Electric: Hydro Power Family Workshop

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Trace the history of power from colonial times to the present, and build models powered by air and water pressure.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Farmhouse Family Day and Tree Giveaway

at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum (in Fidler-Wyckoff House Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Pick up a free tree then get your hand dirty in our Black Walnut Ink Workshop! We’ll crush, boil, and turn black walnuts into ink!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr21

Cherry Blossom Festival

at Urban Farm (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan, Field 62 - 63 (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the spring season and Japanese culture at our free festival at Randall's Island Park!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Festivals, Games, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals
Free!

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Event
Apr21

Tulip Time at Queens Botanical Garden

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a visit to QBG during the peak of tulip season and see over 20,000 bulbs!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Tours

Must See
Event

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Apr22

Family Art Project: Earth Day Gratitude Garden

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Sculpt a miniature garden using oil clay in bright colors. Then share what you are thankful for on a paper flag, and plant it in our outdoor, communal “gratitude garden.”
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Earth Day: Learn and Play

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Gertrude Ederle Playground, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Celebrate Earth Day at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center and Playground.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Earth Day Celebration

at Park House (in Yellowstone Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come out to Yellowstone Park for an Earth Day Celebration full of activities for the whole family.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Festivals, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

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