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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.

Viewing 21–30 out of 659 events
from April 29, 2017 to April 15, 2018
in Nature (x) & Volunteer (x) categories

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Apr29

Sakura Matsuri 2017: Brooklyn Botanic Garden Cherry Blossom Festival

at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Sakura Matsuri, the annual cherry blossom festival at Brooklyn Botanic Garden, offers over 60 events and performances that celebrate traditional and contemporary Japanese culture.
Category: Education, Dance, Nature, Art, Festivals, Best for Kids, Cherry Blossom Festivals

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Apr29

Garden Highlights Walk

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join us for an hour-long tour of seasonal garden highlights.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr29

Neighborhood Walk: Trees of Riverdale

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Horticultural Interpreter Charles Day leads an easy walk to meet some of our most impressive, arboreal neighbors.
Category: Nature, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day

Apr29

Central Park Tour: North Woods

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Step out of the bustling city and see the part of Central Park that most resembles the Adirondack Mountains.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr29

Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join the Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one!
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr29

FULL: It's My Park at Brust Park

at Lower Brust Park Entrance (in Brust Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Stewards of Lower Brust Park to help clean up of Brust Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr29

Junior Arborist Station

at Wave Hill, Bronx This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Kids ages five and older are invited to don tree-climbing harnesses and hardhats and ascend into the canopy of our old sugar maple tree to get a birds-eye view of Wave Hill.
Category: Nature, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day
Free!

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Apr29

Street Games 2017

at 112th Street and First Avenue (in Thomas Jefferson Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Play old-school street games from the '60s and '70s at our 10th annual Street Games festival in East Harlem!
Category: Concerts, Dance, Festivals, Fitness, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer, Food
Free!

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Event
Apr29

Dia de los Niños (Children's Day)

at Entrance for Dia de los Niños (in St. Mary's Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Families can enjoy a day of fun and activities that will include games, music, performances, art,and Zumba!
Category: Accessible, Arts & Crafts, Education, Games, Best for Kids, Sports, Volunteer
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr29

Free Trees from NYRP

at Pleasant Village Community Garden This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Celebrate Arbor Day with Tree Giveaways
Category: Nature
Free!

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