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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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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Apr10

Ethnobotany and Native Herbs Workshop

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This hands-on workshop will allow you to learn more about herbs and edible plants that grow naturally in New York City's parks. Registration is required
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Sherman Creek Stewards: Forest Crew

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Tackle the modern day challenge of native reforestation! Learn native plant identification and invasive species management.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr10

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Green Dream Workshop for Kids: Recycled Birdhouse

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Teaching artist, Stephanie Kosinski, facilitates making a recycled birdhouse from string, leaves, and twigs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr10

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

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

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Spring Sprouts

at Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance at Lefferts Historic House where you can make a small pot out of newspaper, fill it with soil, and plant an herb seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr10

Triennial Talks: Staten Island as Place

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Triennial artists explore the built and natural environment of Staten Island.
Category: Education, Art, Talks
Free!

Apr10

Love Rally

at Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join world leaders, interfaith leaders, musicians, spoken word poets, and more for an afternoon of readings, remarks, and performances all focused on love and our common humanity.
Category: Concerts, Art, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr10

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

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

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

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