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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 February 4, 2013 (x) to April 25, 2026

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Apr 26

Family Art-Making: Festooned Hiking Staff

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come explore the strength of tree branches by crafting a unique, wooden, hiking staff from gathered branches.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

MakerSpace STEAM Wagon

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

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The STEAM (science, technology, engineer, arts, and math) Wagon is a mobile education and innovation lab wth a 3-D printer, woodworking tools, and more.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

Kids Week Brooklyn: Coastal Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Indulge your curiosity of marine life and get your hands dirty while exploring the shorelines of Marine Park.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

Kids Week Brooklyn: Colonial Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The history of Fort Greene Park provides the perfect backdrop as we experience what Colonial-era kids played during their free time.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

at Rose and Oak Avenues (in Kissena Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Immerse your kids, and yourself in the natural world honing your five senses and testing your skills playing Native American games.
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

Kids Week Manhattan: Insect Exploration

at 190th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge 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 explore high and low in search of amazing insects to discover their important connection to us, and the importance of parks to provide habitats.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

Gallery Tour

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

2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Wave Hill’s Curatorial Fellow for a tour of current exhibitions.
Category: Art, Tours

Apr 26

Le Petit Art-Still Life Water Colors

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Create miniature works of art (4"x6") or less using multiple mediums like acrylic paint, water color, pastel, pencil, ink, and surfaces like wood, canvas, paper, metal, and glass.
Category: Art
Free!

Apr 26

Natural Science Exploration: Tree Lifecycles and Hike

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

2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn some of the techniques that forest scientists use to identify and care for trees, then put your knowledge to work by potting a tree seed to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Hiking

Best For
Kids
Apr 26

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

at Kingsland Homestead (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens

2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
The Queens Historical Society presents their newest exhibition, Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens. Featuring women from diverse fields and backgrounds, who at one…
Category: Art, History, Women's History Month

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