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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

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

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!

Apr18

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!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

Bryant Park Juggling

at 42nd Street Plaza (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Test your coordination and dexterity with free juggling lessons in the park. All skill levels are welcome to join in the fun. Equipment is provided.
Category: Games
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, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr18

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!

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

Chenchita Community Garden Beautification Day

at Chenchitas Community Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
In honor of Earth Day, and in celebration of winning a Love Your Block grant, Chenchita's Garden will be hosting a beautification day.
Free!

Apr18

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!

Apr18

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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