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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 8, 2017

Apr 8

Family Day: Make Your Own Chia Pet

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spring time is finally here! Celebrate the growing season by making your own chia pet.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids
Free!

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Apr 8

It's My Park at Wakefield Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at Wakefield Playground, Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help scrub the playground equipment at Wakefield Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 8

The Great Egg Hunt & Easter Bonnet Parade at Ocean Breeze

at Ocean Breeze Track & Field Athletic Complex, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Come join us on Saturday, April 8 from 11:00am-2:00pm for our springtime celebration, Easter egg hunt, and bonnet parade!
Category: Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

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Apr 8

It's My Park at Leif Ericson Park - Spring Cleaning!

at 8th Avenue Entrance on 66th Street (in Leif Ericson Park), Brooklyn

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will spruce and clean the playground equipment at Leif Ericson Park. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 8

It's My Park at Stars and Stripes Playground - Spring Cleaning!

at In front of the park house (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help scrub and clean the playground equipment at Stars and Stripes Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 8

Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month

Apr 8

Queens Farmhouse Museum Children's Carnival

at Queens County Farm Museum (in Queens Farm Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Join us for a kids' carnival in the apple orchard! Enjoy the spring weather at the farm with assorted carnival rides and children's entertainment.
Category: Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 8

Hot Pile Compost Build

at Joe Holzka Community Garden (in ), Staten Island

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Come out and meet everyone and learn about composting.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr 8

Screenwriters Workshop

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

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Bring the story idea you wish to develop into a screenplay or series.
Category: Accessible, Education, Talks
Free!

Apr 8

Canarsie Park Easter Egg Hunt

at East 88th Street and Seaview Avenue (in Canarsie Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Head to Canarsie Park to hunt for Easter eggs and celebrate spring! Enjoy free refreshments and giveaways, and an appearance from the Easter Bunny! This event is presented by New York…
Category: Best for Kids, Easter
Free!

Best For
Kids

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