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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 28, 2016

Apr 28

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.
On this program, your Urban Prk Ranger guide will teach the basics of using an orienteering compass and challenge participants to navigate through the park.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

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

Apr 28

Sherman Creek Stewards: Garden Crew

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
For all the aspiring NYC gardeners! Learn about year-round plant care while beautifying Sherman Creek Park. New members must attend an Orientation Session to participate.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 28

Family Art-Making: Art-Making: Leafy Mobiles

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
At this workshop, we'll take a closer look at new springtime leaves, examining their intricate network of veins, and compare the sizes and shapes of different trees’ leaves.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Patterned Scarf-Knitting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will create a Fibonnacci-inspired striped scarf with two different colors of yarn. Select your contrasting or complementary colors for your piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 28

Kids Week Brooklyn: Scavenger Hunt

at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use all of your senses and explore the park searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Kids Week Brooklyn: Gather around the Campfire

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for campfire activities around a colonial hearth. Learn about campfire safety and sing along to some fun campfire songs with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 28

Kids Week Queens: Insect Exploration

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 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.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Kids Week Manhattan: Birding Bonanza

at First Avenue at 112th Street (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a guided bird walk, perfect for young birdwatchers, with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 28

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids

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