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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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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Apr16

Family Art Project: Pastel Eggs in Watercolors

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Hear from storyteller Rama Mandel as she shares the story An Egg is Quiet, by Dianna Hutts Aston. Then make your own poetic painting with wax resists in the pastel colors of speckled eggs.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

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

Apr16

Central Park Tour: Southern Welcome Tour

at Inside the Park at Fifth Avenue and 61st Street (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Travel past the Pond and Gapstow Bridge, and on to the Dairy, with this tour of southern park highlights led by Central Park Conservancy tour guides.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr16

Meet the Easter Bunny at Stuyvesant Square

at Stuyvesant Square, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come meet the Easter Bunny at Stuyvesant Square and take part in an Easter Egg Hunt! Please bring your own basket.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Kids Beach Exploration

at Orchard Beach Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers as we explore the sandy shore of Orchard Beach in search of the unique wildlife living along the beach.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Easter Egg Hunt

at Fort Hamilton Parkway Interior Garden (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and join Parent Child Relationship at our first-ever Easter egg hunt! Enjoy free arts and craft, and an appearance from the Easter Bunny!
Category: Games, Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Free Boatbuilding at Pier 40

at Pier 40, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Join the Village Community Boathouse for Community Boatbuilding of traditional Whitehall gigs: larger wooden rowboats for four rowers and a coxswain (captain).
Category: Volunteer, Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront
Free!

Apr16

Easter Egg Hunt and Kids Seed Planting Day

at 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden (in ), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Join the 6th Street and Avenue B Community Garden for their annual Easter Egg Hunt in the garden and help them start seeds for the kids in the community food justice program!
Category: Education, Best for Kids, Easter, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Youth Wheelchair Basketball host by New York Rolling Fury

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Come out and scrimmage against other wheelchair basketball players from the NYC area.
Category: Accessible, Best for Kids, Sports

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Kids Sensory Perception Hike

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City while you learn orienteering skills and explore our city's urban forests.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids

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