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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 4, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Friday, April 6, 2018

Apr 6

Kids Week Queens: All About Insects

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we learn about insects and search for the six-legged critters under rocks and logs.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Kids Week Staten Island: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is a beginner's guide to archery, and archery equipment is provided. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
Category: Education, Fitness, Sports, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 6

Spring Break Activities for Kids!

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Children can get their hands dirty as they sift and search through our Exploration Station.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 6

'Trolls: The Beat Goes On!' Arts& Crafts

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
It’s a TROLLS takeover! During this special event, kids create cute crafts inspired by the television series "Trolls: The Beat Goes On!" and will receive fun Trolls items to take home.
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Seasonal Jewelry Making Workshop

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

2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come create spring-inspired jewelry using both crafted and upcycled materials. Participants will learn introductory jewelry-making techniques and create easy-to-love pieces.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Seniors

Apr 6

'ICONS In Their Own Right' - Solo Show of Makeba Rainey

at Old Stone House (in J.J. Byrne Playground), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Opening night for "Icon's in their own right" Solo Show of Makeba Rainey's Iconic African American Portraits.
Category: Art, Black History Month
Free!

Apr 6

The Pen: A Youth Film Screening

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Celebrate the youth of the Hamilton Fish Media Lab with an afternoon of short films written, directed, shot and edited by local, young producers! The screening will be held in the…
Category: Education, Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 6

Wheelchair Basketball Open Gym hosted by the Brooklyn Nets Wheelchair Basketball Team

at St. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Have you ever wanted to learn how to play wheelchair basketball and know the rules inside and out? Well, here's your chance to learn from the best!
Category: Accessible, Fitness, Sports

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Apr 7

It's My Park at Henry Hudson Park

at Henry Hudson Monument (in Henry Hudson Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Stewards of Henry Hudson Park to prep the soil for horticulture projects, along with general clean-up at Henry Hudson Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

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