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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 25, 2013 (x) to January 20, 2018

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Apr11

Central Park Tour: West Side Stories

at 81st Street and Central Park West (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Discover some of the secret spots that the park's West Siders know and love: a lost village, a poetic garden, and a bridge with a spectacular view.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors
Free!

Apr11

New Skate Park Ground Breaking Ceremony

at 240th Street and Broadway (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your boards and skates and join us for photo-ops at the ground breaking!
Category: Fitness, Best for Kids, Sports, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

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
Apr11

Kids Week Staten Island: All About Owls

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

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Whooo knows what we will find as we look through owl pellet's and learn more about the adaptions of owls!
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Bronx: Nature Exploration

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The natural world is the best playground in New York City. Join the Urban Park Rangers on a hike through the wonders of Van Cortlandt Park.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Brooklyn: Sea Shore Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with learning activities. You never know what you may observe on these sea shore exploration.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week: Fort Greene History and 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.
Learn about the traditions, dress, and games of the colonial people and Native Americans who lived in this area of Brooklyn centuries ago.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Kids Week Queens: Birding for Kids

at Winchester Boulevard, under Grand Central Parkway (in Alley Pond Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a walk through Alley Pond Park and learn about the different birds that live in the park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr11

Discovery Walks for Families: Woodland Wonderland

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn about the architecture, landscapes, and ecosystems of the park through hands-on exploration using kid-friendly binoculars, field guides, and hand lenses.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr11

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

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