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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

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!

Apr 18

Central Park Tour: Conservatory Garden

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Take a tour with Conservatory Garden staff and learn about the history of the only formal garden in Central Park, including its restoration by Central Park Conservancy.
Category: Nature, History, Tours
Free!

Apr 18

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Apr 18

Starting Seeds in a Greenhouse or Indoors

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get gardening early by starting your seeds in a greenhouse or sunny window. We’ll walk you through the steps of sowing, go over what healthy seedlings need to grow into mature…
Free!

Apr 18

Earth Day and Arbor Day: Read, Draw, and Plant

at Conference House Park Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come celebrate the beginning of Earth Day and Arbor Day week with a tree-themed book "read aloud" and drawing event followed by a tree planting.
Category: Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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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!

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