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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

Apr18

Spring Cleaning! Natural Cleaners, New Blooms, & More

at Castle Clinton (in Battery Park), 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!

Apr18

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
Free!

Apr18

Celebrate Spring Saunter

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join the Greenbelt educators for an hour-long leisurely stroll along the Nature Center trail in search of butterflies, blossoming trees, blooming flowers, and other highlights of the…
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr18

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!

Apr18

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!

Apr18

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
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

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
Apr18

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!

Apr18

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

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

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

Apr18

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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