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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 11, 2012 (x) to December 29, 2018

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Apr 1

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. Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of theā€¦
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Le Carrousel Kids Carnaval

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Shake off winter and jump into spring at a special Caribbean/Mardi Gras-style carnival for kids of all ages!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 1

Union Square Park: Crossroads of New York Walking Tour

at Abraham Lincoln Statue (in Union Square Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join us on Saturdays to explore the social and political history of the Union Square neighborhood and learn about the people and events that shaped this vibrant historical community.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 1

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers the garden for a relaxing afternoon with a reading of "I Can Name 50 Trees Today!: All About Trees by Bonnie Worth", followed by arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 1

Crochet Amigurumi-Cup-O'-Joy

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Crochet an adorable Amigurumi Cup-O'-Joy tea cup and tea bag.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 1

Paper Arts and Crafts

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

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Make fun things with paper arts and crafts.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Apr 2

Prospect Park 150th Anniversary Opening Weekend

at Prospect Park, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
On April 1 and 2, join Prospect Park Alliance to kick off the 150th anniversary celebration with a full weekend of special events and festivities.
Category: Nature, History, Best for Kids, Tours, Volunteer, Food
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 2

It's My Park at Silver Lake Park

at Volunteer Meeting Location (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Silver Lake Park Conservancy to help beautify and clean Silver Lake Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 2

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Purple Martin Colony (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Protectors of Pine Oak Woods for the annual cleaning and preparation of the Purple Martin Colony at Lemon Creek Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park, Waterfront
Free!

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