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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 5, 2014

Apr 5

Prospect Park Alliance Opening Day Volunteer Event

at 9th Street Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spring cleaning happens everywhere, including Prospect Park! Join the Prospect Park Alliance and other volunteers to rake leaves, edge pathways and remove litter from natural areas.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr 5

Volunteer at Marcus Garvey Park

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Spring is here....it really is. Join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and the Marcus Garvey Park Gardener on Saturday March 29th 10 am - 1pm for our first monthly volunteer day of the…
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 5

Opening Day Parade

at The Bandshell (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Brooklyn Little Leaguers as they parade through Park Slope and throw the ceremonial first pitch of the season at the Bandshell.
Category: Sports
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 5

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
The 3-acre Heather Garden is the site of our annual rite of spring – the shearing of the heather. Learn about Heaths and Heathers, take a tour of the garden and more!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 5

GreenThumb Workshop: Water Conservation and Hydrant Permits

at Brooklyn Bears Pacific Street Community Garden, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
GreenThumb staff will cover simple techniques that can save you water, as well as time, in your gardens. Your garden plants will also be able to stay healthy and strong through…
Free!

Apr 5

Freshkills Park Tour

at St. George Ferry Terminal, Staten Island

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Freshkills Park will be almost three times the size of Central Park and the largest park developed in New York City in over 100 years. See it for yourself on a behind the scenes tour!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours, Talks, Waterfront, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr 5

The Orchid Show: Key West Contemporary

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

10:00 a.m.
Immerse yourself in an effusion of orchids blooming among still, geometric reflecting pools, soaring angular pergolas, and sleek benches.
Category: Nature, Art, Seniors

Apr 5

Crochet Two-Color Easy Open Mesh Beach/Market Bag

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Category: Arts & Crafts
Free!

Apr 5

Tunisian Crochet Beginners

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education
Free!

Apr 5

Highland Park Community Garden Opening Day

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in ), Brooklyn

10:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Grow your own plants, flowers, fruits, and vegetables and be part of a wonderful community of gardeners in your neighborhood.
Category: Education, Nature

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