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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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from April 21, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

The Public Theater Mobile Shakespeare Unit: Macbeth

at Highbridge Recreation Center (in Highbridge Park), Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Join Arts, Culture & Fun for a free performance of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, directed by Edward Torres and presented by The Public Theater’s Mobile Shakespeare Unit. A wicked…
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater, Seniors, Shakespeare in the Parks
Free!

Apr25

Honor Earth Day with Storefront Science and Dr. A

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

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Explore the wonders of nature with Dr. A.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Apr26

Volunteer Event: High Rock Challenge 5K Race

at Henry Kaufman Camp Grounds, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed to assist with refreshments, direct runners with challenges, and assist at the water stations.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Spring Bird Watching Around the Ridgewood Reservoir

at Vermont Place Parking Lot (in Highland Park), Queens This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Celebrate John James Audubon's Birthday with a spring bird watching stroll led by Peter Dorosh,of the Brooklyn Bird Club. Binoculars reccomended.
Category: Birding, Nature
Free!

Apr26

New York Junior League Volunteer Day at Foley Square and Columbus Park

at Columbus Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location, Foley Square (in Thomas Paine Park), Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Calling all park lovers! Help the New York Junior League revitalize Columbus Park and Foley Square.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Lincoln Road Entrance (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join the Prospect Park Alliance for a day of fun as we gear up for spring cleaning! Help the environment in your community.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr26

Birding Bonanza

at Icahn Stadium (in Randall's Island Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join us for a free, family friendly day of bird watching! Explore 18 acres of natural habitat with expert guides from RIPA and NYC Audubon…
Category: Birding, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr26

Fort Tryon Park Celebrate Earth Day

at Margaret Corbin Circle (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Be a great park steward. Give back to the park that gives to you by volunteering with the Friends Committee of the Fort Tryon Park Trust and NYC Parks for a Beautifcation Day.
Category: Nature, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

Apr26

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
Apr26

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

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