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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

Spring Cleaning! Natural Cleaners, New Blooms, & More

at Castle Clinton (in Battery Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Celebrate spring with a tour highlighting new blooms, then learn how to make natural household cleaners using herbs and other ingredients…
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr18

Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Fifth Avenue Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free. Join expert instructors from Orvis for lessons of fly casting and outfit rigging.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Apr18

Volunteer Garden Clean-Up Day

at Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum (in Pelham Bay Park), Bronx

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Con Edison and New York Cares join forces to help make the grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum beautiful.
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

Apr18

The Orchid Show: Chandeliers

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

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
The elegance of the orchid in all its myriad forms returns to the Garden this year with an aerial display unlike any other.
Category: Nature

Apr18

Ranger's Choice: Nature Photography

at Clove Lakes Park, Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.
Bring your camera and get inspired by the powerful images of nature as we walk through the park.
Category: Nature
Free!

Apr18

Bronx Crime and Noir Writers Society Workshop Hosted By Charlie Vazquez

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

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This workshop will come together every third Saturday to participate in writing prompts, readings, and critiques.
Category: Education, Talks
Free!

Apr18

Starting Seeds in a Greenhouse or Indoors

at Maggies Magic Garden, Manhattan

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Get gardening early by starting your seeds in a greenhouse or sunny window. We’ll walk you through the steps of sowing, go over what healthy seedlings need to grow into mature…
Free!

Apr18

Track and Field Workshop for People with Disabilities

at Chelsea Field (in Chelsea Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Try a push rim chair or hand cycle! Learn how to play boccia or learn how to throw the shot put and discus. Learn how blind runners run with a tether, and more!
Category: Accessible, Sports
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
Free!

Best For
Kids
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

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