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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 17, 2012 (x) to December 30, 2017

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Apr26

Kids Week Brooklyn: Colonial Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Immerse your kids, and yourself in the natural world honing your five senses and testing your skills playing Native American games.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Crafts

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers hope to inspire and lift your creativity as you learn about the ecology at Blue Heron Park and create works of art using natural materials.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Family Art-Making: Festooned Hiking Staff

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come explore the strength of tree branches by crafting a unique, wooden, hiking staff from gathered branches.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Holiday Adult + Junior Tennis Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
During the holiday season, the Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience.
Category: Sports, School Break

Apr26

MakerSpace STEAM Wagon

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The STEAM (science, technology, engineer, arts, and math) Wagon is a mobile education and innovation lab wth a 3-D printer, woodworking tools, and more.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Category: Art, Tours

Apr26

Kids Week Manhattan: Insect Exploration

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us, and the importance of parks to provide habitats.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Le Petit Zen Art: Still Life

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature Zen works of art (4"x6" or less) using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, and ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art, Seniors
Free!

Apr26

Natural Science Exploration: Tree Lifecycles and Hike

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn some of the techniques that forest scientists use to identify and care for trees, then put your knowledge to work by potting a tree seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Hiking

Best For
Kids

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