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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 23, 2016


CANCELLED: Inside/Outside: Behind the Scenes Tours at the Oldest Building in Queens

at Bowne House (in Margaret I. Carman Green - Weeping Beech), Queens This is an Accessible location

3:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Volunteering on behalf of the Bowne House Historical Society, students from St. John's University will lead two tours at 1:30 p.m. and again at 3:30 p.m.
Category: Accessible, History, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks, Seniors


Bryant Park Shakespeare: Much Ado About Nothing

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The plays feature the greatest, funniest, and noblest women who, with close connections to other women, master true love and overcome misogyny and sexual harassment.
Category: Theater, Free Summer Theater

Sunday, April 24, 2016


Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

2:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to Queens Botanical Garden for a relaxing afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids

Best For

Run as One (4M) Presented by JPMorgan Chase

at Central Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
This four-mile race raises funding and awareness in the fight against lung cancer.
Category: Sports


New York Junior League’s Playground Improvement Project Day in Marcus Garvey Park

at Marcus Garvey Park, Manhattan

8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with gardening, landscaping, painting, and completing other tasks to help spruce up this well-loved park.
Category: Volunteer


Bird Walk with New York City Audubon

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Spot and identify creatures of flight and learn how Queens Botanical Garden provides important resources for birds—like seeds and insects to eat, water. and shelter.
Category: Birding, Nature


It's My Park at Flushing Meadows Corona Park

at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Earth Citizens of Austin Playground and the Earth Citizens of Bowne Playground to help clean-up Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park


Earth Day Weekend

at Entrance at Payson Avenue and Beak Street, New York, NY 10034. (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Friends of Inwood Hill Park, Recycleday and neighbors at Earth Day Weekend to reforest, recycle, and relax in Inwood Hill Park. Plant native trees and plants in Inwood…
Category: Volunteer


Weekend Volunteer Corps

at Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help spruce up gardens, paint fences and benches, weed, spread mulch, clean and maintain pathways.
Category: Volunteer


Yoga at Wave Hill

at Ecology Building (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Reduce stress, increase your energy and bring strength and flexibility to mind, body and spirit with a yoga practice that makes use of props, including blocks and straps. Classes are…
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

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