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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 1, 2017

Apr 1

CANCELLED: It's My Park at Wakefield Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Wakefield Playground, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help scrub the playground equipment at Wakefield Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 1

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

Apr 1

Staaten Shores Exhibit: A Photographic Journey of Our Maritime Boundary

at H.H. Biddle House (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit celebrates the signature feature: the waterfront. North, south, east and west, the waterfront surrounds, unifies, and creates Staten Island's unique sense of place.
Category: Art, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 1

Season Extension Basics

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Get a jump on spring crops, then stretch your harvest into fall and beyond with season extension techniques.
Category: Education, Seniors
Free!

Apr 1

Spring Garden Tours

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore seasonal garden highlights at the Queens Botanical Garden with QBG's knowledgeable staff on the first weekend of each month.
Category: Nature, Tours

Apr 1

Hands-On History: Handkerchief Embroidery and Queens Memories

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Create a handkerchief like women of Rufus King’s time would have owned by using simple embroidery techniques to embellish a cotton square.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

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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

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 the…
Category: Nature, 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

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!

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