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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 30, 2016

Apr 30

Brooklyn Recreation Arts Partners: Pop-Up Gallery - 'Visual Pollution: MTA Ad Defacement'

at McCarren Play Center (in McCarren Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The exhibit features Loughran's oil painting series, Visual Pollution: MTA Ad Defacement. The series was inspired by altered or vandalized New York City subway ads.
Category: Art
Free!

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Apr 30

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Quiet like a mountain, moving like a river, Tai Chi is a sequence of gentle movements based on images found in nature.
Category: Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr 30

Spring Soil Health

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
We’ll discuss soil testing, cover crops, compost application, and growing season planning tips.
Category: Education, Nature

Apr 30

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Apr 30

Bike Tour: Great Trees of Inwood and Riverdale

at Inwood Hill Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us on a leisurely cycling tour to view some of the great trees of Inwood and Riverdale.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Tours, Bike Month NYC, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break, Outdoor Fitness
Free!

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Event
Apr 30

In The Shop: Artisan Lotta Helleberg

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In-store artisan Lotta Helleberg of Inleaf studio offers books, household goods, stationary, and wearables.
Category: Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr 30

Family Art Project: Buds, Buds, Buds

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Make your own free-standing, fully budding sculptural tree using one of Wave Hill's many budding trees as a guide.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, School Break

Best For
Kids
Apr 30

Sakura Matsuri 2016 - Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Sakura Matsuri, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s annual cherry blossom festival.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Concerts, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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Event
Apr 30

Learn to Sail with TASCA's Basic Sailing Program - Spring Session

at World's Fair Boathouse (in Flushing Meadows Corona Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Take this eight-session course to learn to sail on Meadow Lake at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Fitness, Kayaking and Canoeing, Outdoor Fitness

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Event
Apr 30

Spring Walk

at Touchdown of the 103rd Street Footbridge (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Spring is a vibrant time for nature. Join us as we explore budding flowers, migrating birds, butterflies, emerging mushrooms, and more.
Category: Nature, Tours, Hiking
Free!

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