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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 April 27, 2013 (x) to December 30, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apr12

Tree Buds Under the Spotlight: High Rock Park

at Parking Area (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Take a closer look at the buds of various trees using our high-powered microscopes.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

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
Apr12

Vacation Art: Sketching Spring–Colorful Springscapes

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

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spring marks a new cycle of life—trees are leafing out, buds are bursting and migrating birds are returning to their summer homes at Wave Hill.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Manhattan: Trees and Who Lives in Them

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

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Trees are budding and birds are singing. Take a walk with the Urban Park Rangers to explore the nature of Central Park in springtime.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

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
Apr12

Storefront Science: Afterschool Pop-Up Program

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

3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the natural world around you with Dr. A! Test and play with various science tools through interactive games for children during this two-hour exploration session.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Art in Action

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Art in Action is a program where children will be given the opportunity to develop their creativity and personal expression through a variety of fun and educational arts and crafts projects.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Mighty Milers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Children will participate in a variety of physical exercises, while learning the basic fundamentals of running.
Category: Best for Kids, Sports
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Table Toppers

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Children participate in a variety of table-top games and tournaments.
Category: Games, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Evening Group Hike and Trail Run

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

6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Join the Staten Island Greenbelt Conservancy for a hike or trail run on Wednesday evenings. Pick one!
Category: Nature, Fitness, Hiking
Free!

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