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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 November 9, 2012 (x) to January 20, 2018

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Apr13

Kids Week Queens: Nature Exploration Hike for Kids

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on our exciting exploration hike through Forest Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

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.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Tours
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Spring Break Activities for Kids

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
While school's out, roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty! Children can sift and search through the Queens Botanical Garden's Exploration Station.
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Vacation Art: Sketching Spring–Watercolor Visions

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Master a simple under-painting technique for achieving a cohesive image, then complete a watercolor painting inspired by Wave Hill’s grounds to create an impressive cover for your nature journal.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Kids Week Manhattan: Birding for Kids

at Payson Center (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
School is out! Get outside and get excited. Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers!
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Book Worms

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Creative 3D Arts

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Create a 3D gift for mom! This program is suitable for ages six to 12 years old.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A! Test and play with various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

Softball Training Camp

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6 through 13 will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learnong the basic fundamentals of softball.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr13

S.T.E.A.M.: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
S.T.E.A.M. is a program that allows children to participate in a variety of fun and educational hands-on activities that focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math.
Category: Education, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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