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Blog Archives - April 2013

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Weekend Family Events - April 27 and April 28  
This weekend is chock full of street games, a 5K walk/run and all around healthy living so flex your muscles, whistle Eye of the Tiger and get your family moving. Plus, there are block long family festivals in Brooklyn and Manhattan and one of the best family festivals of the year, the Tribeca Family Festival Day which draws huge crowds and never disappoints with fun for the whole family. There's also a chili cook off in Staten Island to make sure you're fueled for all of the fun. Here are this weekend's picks.
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Weekend Family Events - April 20 and April 21  
A mother's job is never really done. It is no different with mother nature. Come celebrate Earth Day this weekend and participate in many family cleaning, restoring and learning activities about the world we live in and how to sustain and protect it. And because moms, dads and families all need to blow off some steam there are some fun concerts, a folk festival and bilingual fest to make sure that everyone dances and sings along with keeping clean and green. Here are this weekend's picks.
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Weekend Family Events - April 13 and April 14  
Everyone's favorite frog once said, it's not easy being green. However, this weekend Kermit and everyone can have an easy time being green. Even though Earth Day isn't for another week, there are some wonderful "green" events highlighting it and lots of opportunities for planting and gardening, plus some fun dance parties to shake off all of the grass and flowers floating around. So, pick up your favorite seasonal allergy meds, get outside and enjoy this weekend's picks.
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Weekend Family Events - April 6 and April 7  
This weekend is all about welcoming and celebrating the Spring season. That comes along with Spring cleaning! There is preparation all over the city to help get places ready for the season ahead. Hopefully we can put the cold behind us and literally move on to greener pastures. Prospect Park has its parade and opening weekend to start off the new baseball season. And you can help prepare the sandboxes on Riverside playgrounds from 76th Street to 142nd Street with "Sandsational," a family fun project to get the playgrounds ready for some serious spring time play. It is also the Queens Botanical Garden opening weekend. One question, who will get your house ready for spring with all of this fun outdoor activity? Who cares! Enjoy the nice weather again. Here are this weekend's picks.
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