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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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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Apr28

Nature Exploration

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

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for nature education programs at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, the first urban Audubon Center in the nation.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Spring Break 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 during Spring Break for family-friendly activities at the Prospect Park Audubon Center, Lefferts Historic House and the Carousel.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, History, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Thursday Evening Hours at the Merchant’s House Museum

at Merchant's House Museum, Manhattan

12:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Beginning May 7, 2015, the Merchant’s House Museum and Garden will be open to the public for tours on Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. A guided tour, included with Museum…

Apr28

Pen and Pillow Making Workshop

at Detective Keith Williams Field House (in Detective Keith L Williams Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Come join us for a fun afternoon of socializing and gift making! We will guide you as you create a Mother’s Day pen and pillow. No artistic experience necessary, but…
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr28

Patterned Scarf-Knitting Workshop

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

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Participants will create a Fibonnacci-inspired striped scarf with two different colors of yarn. Select your contrasting or complementary colors for your piece.
Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr28

Kids Week Bronx: Orienteering for Kids

at Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this program, your Urban Prk Ranger guide will teach the basics of using an orienteering compass and challenge participants to navigate through the park.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Kids Week Brooklyn: Scavenger Hunt

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Use all of your senses and explore the park searching high and low for clues with the Urban Park Rangers as your guide.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Kids Week Brooklyn: Gather around the Campfire

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join us for campfire activities around a colonial hearth. Learn about campfire safety and sing along to some fun campfire songs with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

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Apr28

Kids Week Queens: Insect Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 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.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr28

Kids Week Staten Island: Insect and Pond Exploration

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Don't be afraid of getting your hands dirty or wet as we explore high and low in search of amazing insects and other invertebrates.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids

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