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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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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Apr12

Arts, Culture & Fun: The Public Theater Mobile Unit: Twelfth Night

at Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Set to the rhythms of house, Cuban and nineties beats, Saheem Ali directs this colorful comedy about the power of new people and new experiences. Imani Uzuri performs!
Category: Accessible, Theater, Seniors
Free!

Apr12

Kids Week Staten Island: Nature Bingo!

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Discover plants, animals, and insects with the Urban Park Rangers and see if you can get Bingo!
Category: Nature, Games, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Kids Week Queens: Native American Games

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for a fun afternoon of games and a little history about Native American games.
Category: Education, Games, History, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr12

Discovery Walks for Families: PARKitecture

at Bethesda Terrace (in Central Park), Manhattan

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
Apr12

CANCELLED: 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, School Break

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

Recycle to Art

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

2:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Have fun turning discarded materials into usable works of art. Make a cute butterfly out of ordinary paper rolls.
Category: Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids

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