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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 October 5, 2012 (x) to December 28, 2019

Saturday, April 22, 2017


Earth Day Tour and Giveaway at the Queens Community Board 4 Gardens

at Sparrow's Nest Community Garden, Queens, Corona Taxpayers Garden, Queens

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
There will be free garden tours and a giveaway at both locations.
Category: Accessible, Education, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors


Bryant Park Fly Fishing

at Orvis, Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn the basics of fly fishing for free!
Category: Education, Fishing


Earth Day Parade and Celebration at Rivers Run Community Garden

at Rivers Run Community Garden, Bronx

10:15 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Rivers Run Community Garden as they celebrate Earth Day with a day of family fun.
Category: Education, Festivals, Best for Kids, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Seniors

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Central Park Tour: The Ramble

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Coined the "wild garden" by designer Frederick Law Olmsted, the Ramble offers visitors a tranquil spot to meander along winding paths and discover hidden forest gardens.
Category: Nature, History, Tours


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


Like Us: Primate Portraits by Robin Schwartz

at Alice Austen House Museum (in Alice Austen Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Check out the early work by photographer Robin Schwartz documenting the close relationship between primates and their caretakers.
Category: Art, Women's History Month


Wellness Workshop: Earth Day Meditation

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With an emphasis on the art of meditation and the healing arts, practice simple techniques that you can use to bring light to any occasion, anywhere, any day.
Category: Nature, Earth Day & Arbor Day


Conservatory Garden Tour

at Vanderbilt Gate (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Join Central Park Conservancy for a staff-led tour through three gardens in one at Central Park's Conservatory Garden.
Category: Tours


Spring Cleaning and Earth Day Celebration at Virginia Park

at Entrance at Virginia Avenue (in Virginia Park), Bronx

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Loving the Bronx on Earth Day for a day of free activities and spring cleaning!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Fitness, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, It's My Park, Outdoor Fitness

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It's My Park at Beach 59th St Playground - Spring Cleaning!

11:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Volunteers will clean up the play equipment and create a garden at Beach 59th St Playground. We look forward to cleaning up the park with you!
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park

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