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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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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Apr13

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

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

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr13

It's My Park at Drew Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Drew Playground, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce up and clean Drew Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr13

Special Express Arts 2

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

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This art workshop engages special needs adults through art for self expression.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr13

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Apr13

BALSA Spring Fling Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Each day from April 10 through April 14, Big And Little Skills Academy (BALSA) will host a variety of free basketball clinics, tournaments, and other activities for high school students.
Category: Fitness, Sports, School Break
Free!

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Apr13

Kids Week Queens: Nature Exploration Hike for Kids

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 on our exciting exploration hike through Forest Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how to navigate using a map and compass.The Urban Park Rangers will teach you how to navigate to hidden objects placed around the park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Kids Week Brooklyn: Nature Art

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers hope to inspire and lift your creativity and create works of art using natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Kids Week Brooklyn: Campfire Activities

at Fort Greene Park Visitor Center (in Fort Greene Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for campfire activities around a colonial hearth. Learn about campfire safety and sing along to some fun campfire songs with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Education, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

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Event
Apr13

Discovery Walks for Families: Towering Trees

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

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

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