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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 October 3, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apr12

Spring Break Fun in the Park

at Dutch Kills Playground, Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Everyone is welcome to this free event that will feature arts & crafts, drumming, painting, a hand puppet show, and tasty giveaways.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break, Food
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Bronx: All About Fish

at Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers are ready to teach young anglers the basics in fish anatomy, aquatic ecology, and proper angling techniques.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Fishing
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Brooklyn: Wilderness Survival

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program (recommended ages 8 and up) you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: Twelfth Night

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Set to the rhythms of house, Cuban and nineties beats, Saheem Ali directs this colorful comedy about the power of new people and new experiences. Imani Uzuri performs!
Category: Accessible, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Apr12

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Bingo!

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover plants, animals, and insects with the Urban Park Rangers and see if you can get Bingo!
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a fun afternoon of games and a little history about Native American games.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Discovery Walks for Families: PARKitecture

at Bethesda Terrace (in Central Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring your family for a guided walk and discover why Central Park is a sanctuary for plants, animals, and humans alike.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

CANCELLED: Tree Buds Under the Spotlight: High Rock Park

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a closer look at the buds of various trees using our high-powered microscopes.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Spring Break Activities for Kids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
While school's out, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty! Children can sift and search through the Queens Botanical Garden's Exploration Station.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Vacation Art: Sketching Spring–Colorful Springscapes

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring marks a new cycle of life—trees are leafing out, buds are bursting and migrating birds are returning to their summer homes at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids

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