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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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Friday, April 22, 2016

Apr22

GreenThumb Workshop: Beneficial Insects

at City Hall Garden (in City Hall Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
This workshop will uncover insects that play a critical role in the life cycles of your garden plants.
Category: Education
Free!

Apr22

6th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam

at Naumburg Bandshell (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Remember Shakespeare's 400th birthday this year with readings from the Bard at the historic Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park.
Category: Theater, Tours, Free Summer Theater, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

Bryant Park Fencing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take a stab at the modern sport of fencing with masters from Manhattan Fencing Center. No prior experience needed and equipment is provided.
Category: Sports
Free!

Apr22

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The North Woods is the largest of the park's three woodlands, offering people and wildlife a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr22

Hallett Nature Sanctuary

at Hallett Nature Sanctuary (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
During these limited hours, visitors can explore the normally-closed Hallett Sanctuary at their own pace along the rustic trail.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Hiking
Free!

Apr22

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr22

Celebrate Spring in Hudson Park

at 35th Street Playground (in Hudson Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon of games, music, and light refreshments near the playground to celebrate spring in Hudson Park!
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr22

Earth Day Afternoon

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

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Learn some of the simplest practices in sustainability and amke-and-take a compost cookie to feed a plant at home or at school.
Category: Education, Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr22

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

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

3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Learn how to identify different trees and insects. Test and play various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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