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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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from April 29, 2016 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Apr 30

Community Boatbuilding at Brooklyn Bridge Park

at 99 Plymouth Street (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The experienced boatbuilders of the Village Community Boathouse will lead volunteers in constructing a 14-foot-long Whitehall rowboat in BBP's Community Room at 99 Plymouth.
Category: Arts & Crafts, History, Volunteer, Waterfront
Free!

Apr 30

Pelham Bay Park Tree Planting

at City Island Circle (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Volunteer with the Stewardship Team to plant trees in the forest in Pelham Bay Park!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 30

Queens Greenhouse Open House

at Queens Greenhouse & Nursery (in Forest Park), Queens

9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to see where NYC Parks' flowers come from.
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

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Apr 30

It's My Park at McDonald Playground

at McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Forest Avenue Business Improvement District to beautify McDonald Playground.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 30

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr 30

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Spring is a vibrant time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking
Free!

Apr 30

Spring Soil Health

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, compost application, and growing season planning tips.
Category: Education, Nature

Apr 30

Bike Tour: Great Trees of Inwood and Riverdale

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us on a leisurely cycling tour to view some of the great trees of Inwood and Riverdale.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Bike Month NYC, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Apr 30

Family Art Project: Buds, Buds, Buds

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own free-standing, fully budding sculptural tree using one of Wave Hill's many budding trees as a guide.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

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Kids
Apr 30

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Spring Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take this eight-session course to learn to sail on Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Outdoor Fitness

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