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School Break 2018

Free and Low-cost Events : NYC Parks

Saturday, March 31, 2018

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Historic Richmond Town’s Easter Egg Hunt

at Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island 

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Bring an egg carton to decorate in high Victorian style, transforming it into a festive egg-holder which can hold up to 6 candy-filled eggs.
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MAR31

March Madness: Understanding Storms in NYC

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island 

1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Explore New York’s history with natural disasters and gain a deeper understanding of why we experience certain storms as the seasons change.
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Monday, April 2, 2018

APR2

Kids Week Staten Island: Developing an Eye for Nature

at Park Drive and Clove Road (in Clove Lakes Park), Staten Island 

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers on this fun activity that will teach you how to find the hidden gems of our urban environment.
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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

APR3

Kids Week Staten Island: Living with White-Tailed Deer

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island 

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With the Urban Park Rangers we will look for, learn about, and discover the signs of white-tailed deer.
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APR3

FrogWatch USA in the Greenbelt: Monthly Monitoring Sessions

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

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
We will hike within the Greenbelt to listen for frogs, and record data as part of a national citizen science initiative.
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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

APR4

Nature by Design

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island 

10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Observe shapes, patterns, and other clever and efficient features of nature, then walk on the trail in search of these features.
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APR4

Kids Week Staten Island: Coastal Ecology

at Ocean Breeze Pier, Seaview Avenue and Father Capodanno Boulevard (in Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk and Beach), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Take the kids to the park to enjoy a family-friendly, guided hike filled with learning activities.
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Thursday, April 5, 2018

APR5

Kids Week Staten Island: Sensory Perception Hike

at Lenevar Avenue and Ramona Avenue (in Bloomingdale Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Ranger hiking guides will introduce you to the hidden gems of New York City while you learn orienteering skills and explore our city’s urban forests.
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Friday, April 6, 2018

APR6

Kids Week Staten Island: Archery

at Willowbrook Park Archery Range (in Willowbrook Park), Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
This program is a beginner’s guide to archery, and archery equipment is provided. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
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Saturday, April 7, 2018

APR7

Step into Spring Hike

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island 

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Search for budding trees, greening shrubs, unfurling ferns, and other signs of spring during this leisurely stroll around the Nature Center trail.
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Source: Free and Low-cost Events : NYC Parks