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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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Friday, April 29, 2016

Apr29

Hoops for PEACE

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This sporting event will feature teens and NYPD Officers representing South Brooklyn playing basketball for peace.
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr29

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Exploration Hike

at Clinton Avenue and Prospect Avenue (in Goodhue Park), Staten Island

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly guided hike, filled with learning activities and fun group games.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Kids Week
Free!

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Apr29

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr29

Spring Break in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Nature Exploration

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Bryant Park Juggling

at Lawn (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Holiday Adult + Junior Tennis Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
During the holiday season, the Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience.
Category: Sports, School Break

Apr29

Kids Week Bronx: Insect Exploration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search for amazing insects to discover their important connection to us.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Kids Week Brooklyn: Birding Bonanza

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers, with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Kids Week Queens: Urban Wildlife

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn more about urban wildlife in the city through fun activities and group games with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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