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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

Arts, Culture & Fun: Lenape Landscape: Trees as Tonic by Artist Susan Stair

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This exhibit of clay castings by Susan Stair forms portraits in trees used by the Lenape Indians for food and medicine.
Category: Art
Free!

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

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover the Park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

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

Greenbelt Tree Tots

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

11:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids

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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

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

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

Easter Extravaganza

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids can participate in Easter-themed activities, arts and crafts, and relay races, and will receive candy bags; while supplies last.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Games, Best for Kids, Easter
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

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