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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 18, 2015

Apr 18

11th Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival

at Unisphere (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This annual Cherry Blossom Festival will feature entertainment and the planting of a newly donated orchard blossom tree. There will be Japanese drumming, dance, singing, and a parade.
Category: Concerts, Dance, Nature, Festivals
Free!

Apr 18

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
Free!

Apr 18

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus,and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 18

Pop-Up Audubon II: Animal Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
This spring, the Prospect Park Alliance explores the aquatic habitats of Prospect Park.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 18

Chenchita Community Garden Beautification Day

at Chenchitas Community Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In honor of Earth Day, and in celebration of winning a Love Your Block grant, Chenchita's Garden will be hosting a beautification day.
Free!

Apr 18

Introduction to Bird Watching

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Look! Up in the sky, it’s a bird! But what kind of bird is it? Join the Prospect Park Alliance to learn about the magnificent array of birds that call Prospect Park home.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr 18

Central Park Arches and Bridges North

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Enjoy the views of the iconic arches and bridges of Central Park's northern end
Category: Nature, History
Free!

Apr 18

Central Park Tour: The Art of the Park

at Outside the Dairy Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan

12:00 p.m.1:30 p.m.
Central Park has long been revered as a masterpiece of landscape architecture. Discover the park's most artfully designed pastoral landscapes and romantic vistas on this tour.
Category: Art, History, Tours

Apr 18

Hands-on History: Roads & Rails

at King Manor Museum (in Rufus King Park), Queens

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about transportation in the 19th century, hear a story about the history of trains, and create your own toy horse to ride home!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Kids, Tours, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 18

Forest Park Garden Open House

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join our community gardeners as they welcome the spring with workshops and tours of the garden.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

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