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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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Saturday, April 2, 2016

Apr 2

Opening Weekend in Prospect Park

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Lefferts Historic House (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, The Carousel (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to celebrate the beginning of spring at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

GreenThumb Workshop: Potato Planting

at Edgemere Farm, Queens

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Potatoes come in all shapes and colors. Learn the secrets to planting these underground wonders with an opportunity to dig in the dirt.
Category: Education
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 2

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Take a tour and learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 2

Ed Center Open Hours

at Environmental Education Center (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get to know Brooklyn Bridge Park with our 250-gallon aquarium filled with critters from the East River, a 10’-scale model of Brooklyn Bridge Park, crafts, a reading corner, and much more!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Spring Break at Le Carrousel

at Le Carrousel (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Spring at the Carrousel offers free music, crafts, balloons and more for kids of all ages.
Category: Best for Kids

Must See
Event
Apr 2

Historic New York: Native Americans

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
The Urban Park Rangers will guide you to historic sites within the park and discuss Native American culture.
Category: History, Hiking
Free!

Apr 2

Kids Sensory Perception Hike

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. All supplies provided.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater presents Romeo and Juliet

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval), Bronx

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
This spring, the Public Theater’s Mobile Unit will tour Shakespeare’s timeless tale of Romeo and Juliet to communities across New York City, including many NYC Parks locations.
Category: Accessible, Art, Festivals, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Apr 2

Wildlife Puppet Show

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 2

Hands on History: For the Birds

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Listen to bird stories, and then make your own feeder out of oranges at this King Manor Museum program.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, History
Free!

Must See
Event

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