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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 14, 2017

Apr14

BALSA Spring Fling Basketball Clinics

at Pier 2 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Each day from April 10 through April 14, Big And Little Skills Academy (BALSA) will host a variety of free basketball clinics, tournaments, and other activities for high school students.
Category: Fitness, Sports, School Break
Free!

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Event
Apr14

Kids Week Bronx: Insect Exploration

at West 246th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

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: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

Kids Week Brooklyn: Scavenger Hunt

at Avenue U and East 33rd Street (in Marine Park), Brooklyn

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

Best For
Kids
Apr14

Kids Week Queens: Storytelling

at Garden entrance (in Baisley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Bring the kids to this storytelling event with our Urban Park Rangers. Ranger programs are the perfect additions to your family's activities.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

Kids Week Staten Island: Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this Urban Park Ranger-led walk, we will search for six-legged critters under rocks and logs, and in a pond.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

Discovery Walks for Families: Belvedere's Kingdom

at Belvedere Castle (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
Apr14

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
Apr14

Central Park Tour: Legendary Landmarks

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy guides on this tour of the area's best-loved attractions, including Belvedere Castle, the Great Lawn, Turtle Pond, and the 3,500-year-old Obelisk.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours

Apr14

Kids Week Manhattan: Bug Hunt

at Belvedere Castle (in Central 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 search high and low for amazing insects to discover their important connection to us, and the importance of parks to provide habitats for them.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr14

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

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