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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

Woodlands Discovery Club for Families: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location, North Woods (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover rocks, trees, soil, and squirrels in New York City’s greatest outdoor classroom – Central Park!
Category: Nature, Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 18

Spring Cleaning! Natural Cleaners, New Blooms, & More

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a tour highlighting new blooms, then learn how to make natural household cleaners using herbs and other ingredients…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 18

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature, Fishing
Free!

Apr 18

It's My Park at Crescent Beach Park

at Crescent Beach (in Crescent Beach Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season join the Great Kills and Eltingville neighborhood, alongside Natural Resources Protective Association, for a beach cleanup.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 18

Family Art Project: Connect the Aquatic Dots

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own image of Wave Hill’s Aquatic Garden—the site of this spring’s 50th-anniversary art installation. Then let visiting artist Melissa Brown take you through…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 18

FULL: Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Con Edison and New York Cares join forces to help make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 18

Harlem Grown: Global Youth Service Day

at Harlem Grown, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Please join Harlem Grown's youth as we enjoy a day of community service by cleaning up, planting, and beautifying the front grounds of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 18

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

at The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr 18

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature as we walk through the park.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr 18

Wave Hill History Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Discover the fascinating history of Wave Hill’s architecture and landscape on a walk with a Wave Hill Garden Guide. Hear about those who once called Wave Hill home, among them…
Category: History, Talks
Free!

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