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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 27, 2013


Bird Walks

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park), Bronx

8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Bird Walks focus on wildlife happenings in the park and are led by NYC Audubon experts or the Urban Park Rangers.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Tours, Seniors


Art Exhibit: Fish & Crushed Can Story- Mixed Media

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This mixed media exhibit by artist Iandry Randriamandroso illustrates how growth is disrupted by invasive species.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Art


Help Rejuvenate Fort Tryon Park with the New York Junior League

at Anne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the New York Junior League's Playground Improvement Project (PIP) as they set out to beautify and improve Fort Tryon Park.
Category: Volunteer


MillionTreesNYC Spring 2013 Volunteer Planting Day

at Floyd Bennett Field at Runway parallel to Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn This is an Accessible location, Northern Boulevard and 234th Street (in Alley Pond Park), Queens This is an Accessible location, Idlewild Park at 223rd St. (in Idlewild Park), Queens This is an Accessible location, Turtle Cove at Golf Parking Lot (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us plant 20,000 trees in natural areas of city parks!
Category: Education, Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Spend your summer in the Greenbelt: High Rock Camp and Mini Camp

at 200 Nevada Avenue (in High Rock Park), Staten Island

9:00 a.m.
High Rock Summer Day Camp and Mini Camp are taking reservations for their 2013 summer season. For more information on both High Rock Summer Day Camp and Mini Camp follow the links…
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Kids

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Shape Up NYC: Couch to 5K

at Bowne Park, Queens This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a free outdoor Couch to 5K class each week.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness

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HSBC Children's Garden Spring Session

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The HSBC Children's Garden at Queens Botanical Garden offers a hands-on discovery program for childrenages 5-12.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Nature, Games, Kids, Food

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Shoelace Park 10K Run/Walk

at 219th Street Entrance (in Bronx Park), Bronx

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join Friends of Shoelace Park for their annual 10K Fun Run/Walk event.
Category: Fitness


Bikes and Nature: Exploring Bronx Trees

at Broadway and Isham Street (in Isham Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join the Boogie Down Rides and Wave Hill on a tour of New York's most amazing trees!
Category: Education, Nature, Fitness, Tours


Catch & Release Fishing

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

10:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Grab a pole and relax on the Harlem Meer while you wait for a bite from one of the many species of fish that live in its diverse aquatic ecosystem! Poles available to borrow; must…
Category: Nature, Kids, Waterfront, Fishing

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