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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 27, 2016

Apr27

Kids Week Queens: Wilderness Survival Skills

at Forest Park Visitor Center (in Forest Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
On this fun, family-friendly program (recommended ages 8 and up) you will learn tips and tricks that will enhance your knowledge of the natural world, and might just save your life.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Kids Week Staten Island: 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.
Get set to hear and see stories and myths come to life through simple puppetry storytelling.
Category: Best for Kids, Theater, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Family Art-Making: Meditative Tree-Ring Prints

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

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Learn how each year a new ring of growth is added to a tree’s trunk and branches, recording its life history deep inside its trunk.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Holiday Adult + Junior Tennis Program

at Prospect Park Tennis Center (in Parade Ground), Brooklyn

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
During the holiday season, the Prospect Park Tennis Center offers intensive group instruction for adults and children of all levels of experience.
Category: Sports, School Break

Apr27

Invertebrates Under the Spotlight

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Explore the forest floor and discover invertebrates using magnifiers and microscopes.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Kids Week Manhattan: Urban Wildlife

at Playground 103 CIII, Manhattan

2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Learn more about urban wildlife in the city through fun activities and group games with the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, School Break, Kids Week
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Teen PASS

at Faber Park Field House (in Faber Pool and Park), Staten Island, Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
When school is out, Teen PASS offers FREE, exceptional clubs that focus on the areas of NYC Parks, arts, environmental science and sports that are tailored to the interests and talents…
Category: Education, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

3 to 6 Club

at Walker Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Walker Park is offering various activities at the 3 to 6 Club, open to children ages 7 through 12 years, including art, literacy and sports.
Category: Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Storefront Science: Playground Physics

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

3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Discover how swinging forces work, the connection between slides and friction, and what force may be stronger than gravity itself.
Category: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Art Inspired by Rex Ray: Collage Painting Workshop

at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Show off your creative side! Join us and create your very own painting collage. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided.
Category: Art
Free!

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