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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 24, 2015 to April 25, 2026

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Apr25

Family Art Project: Buds Buds Buds

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Explore some of Wave Hill’s many budding trees and observe the myriad shapes and sizes of these flowery beginnings. Visit and sketch the nearby magnolia tree with its massive…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr25

Solar Fest With Amateur Astronomers Association of New York

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York will set up a special solar telescope for the public to get a spectacular view of the sun.
Category: Astronomy
Free!

Apr25

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.
Learn to sail on Meadow Lake, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Lectures on sail theory, learn to tie knots, rig a boat, understand using the wind (as your engine) to sail a boat.
Category: Kayaking and Canoeing, Waterfront

Apr25

Grow to Learn Workshop: Raised Bed Building for Beginners

at PS 1K, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Planning for a Spring build day, but new to building raised beds? Join Grow to Learn as we cover all the bed building basics: materials and sourcing, tool use and safety, and…
Free!

Apr25

Sakura Matsuri 2015

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
See cherry trees in bloom and enjoy over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Festivals

Must See
Event
Apr25

Cherry Tree Esplanade Care

at Sherman Creek Park (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The two miles of the Manhattan Greenway on Harlem River in Northern Manhattan has over 250 flowering trees. Help care for these trees and learn about the stunning succession of…
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr25

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!

Apr25

Hattie Carthan: Garden Planning Workshop

at Hattie Carthan Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Come create a garden plan that can help you grow food and people throughout the spring, summer, and fall.
Free!

Apr25

GreenThumb Workshop: Soil Health

at PS 4 Paradise Garden (in ), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Want to learn how to keep your plants growing strong this season? Plant health is usually directly linked to the health of the soil it is growing in.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr25

World Tai Chi Day

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Kick off the 2015 season of Bryant Park Tai Chi with free instruction and a continuous demonstration of Tai Chi to celebrate this global holiday. Presented by the Tai Chi Chuan Center.
Category: Fitness
Free!

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