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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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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Apr 7

Historic Richmond Town's NYC BBQ Cookoff

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Eat or compete at our BBQ Cookoff!
Category: Festivals, History, Food

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Hands On History: Make a Crazy Quilt Square

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special guest artist Risa Puno, whose work is currently displayed on the front lawn of King Manor, will lead the activity and talk about both quilts' historical and modern influences.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids, Tours, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Flowering Tree and Shrub Walk

at Carl Grillo Glasshouse (in Snug Harbor Cultural Center), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Come see the glory of the NY Chinese Scholars Garden in the spring and learn about the long-standing horticultural tradition that seeks to find beauty in all seasons.
Category: Education, Nature

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Event
Apr 7

Seasonal Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
On the first weekend of each month, explore seasonal garden highlights with our knowledgeable staff on a tour of the garden.
Category: Accessible, Nature, Tours

Apr 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Hike and Paint

at Blue Heron Nature Center (in Blue Heron Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Meet with an artist trained in watercolors to put discoveries from our hike on to paper. Turn nature into art!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Art, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Historic New York: Old Croton Aqueduct

at 242nd Street and Van Cortlandt Park East (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpretation of historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city's long history.
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

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Event
Apr 7

Local History: Stories behind the Street Names

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

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about people who have towns, streets, schools, and parks named for them.
Category: History
Free!

Apr 7

Nature's Workshop: Seashore Nature Art

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Each program in this series explores its topic in depth and allows you to develop a skill, participate in hands-on project, and indulge your curiosity.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 7

Historic New York: The Little Red Lighthouse

at Plaza Lafayette (in ), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Jeffrey's Hook Lighthouse, erected in 1880 and moved to its current site in 1921, has become widely known as the children's literary landmark "The Little Red Lighthouse".
Category: Education, History, Tours
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 7

Terrarium Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Design and plant a fanciful miniature landscape in a glass container with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for home or office.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

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