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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 7, 2018

Apr 7

Green Neighborhood: Sunset Park

at Sunset Park Recreation Center (in Sunset Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to aerate, cultivate, mulch, and identify street trees. Registration is required.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 7

Green Neighborhood: Edenwald

at Crawford Avenue and Boller Avenue (in Seton Falls Park), Bronx

9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Volunteers will learn how to identify and safely remove invasive plants in order to help protect the forest and create a healthier ecosystem. Registration is required.
Category: Volunteer
Free!

Apr 7

Springle Flingle

at Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, Manhattan

9:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Our student-athletes are forming teams and going head-to-head to raise money to buy a new boat for each boathouse! Fundraising will culminate with a day of racing on and off the water.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Sports, Waterfront

Apr 7

Family Art Project: Rock with the Rock Pigeons

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Learn how pigeons have made urban centers home then costume yourself in handmade, fabric feathers to make silvery wings and join our flock for a rockin' pigeon sing-along.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Historic New York: Fort Totten

at Fort Totten Park, Queens

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Registration has ended.
Free!

Apr 7

Shape Up Zumba with Pascal

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

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Join Shape Up NYC for a whole-body fitness workout that focuses on building strength, health/well-being, and balance through dance for adults.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr 7

Central Park Discovery Walk for Families: Statues and Monuments

at Samuel F. B. Morse Statue (in Central Park), Manhattan, East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Join us on a kid-friendly adventure as we discover the secrets and mysteries of Central Park’s most beloved children’s sculptures!
Category: Education, Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr 7

Annual Shearing of the Heather Celebration

at Heather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Bring your musical instruments and join in our community parade through the Heather Garden. Make flower-themed crafts, create boutonnieres, and get your face painted!
Category: Festivals, Best for Kids, Tours, School Break
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Storytime & Craft

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Bring your little nature lovers to QBG to hear seasonally-inspired stories that will open their imaginations.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 7

Central Park Tour: Iconic Views of Central Park

at Dairy Visitor Center & Gift Shop (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Some of New York’s most iconic sights are found in Central Park, including the fountain at Bethesda Terrace and Bow Bridge. Join Central Park Conservancy guides for an insider’s look.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Seniors

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