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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 30, 2017

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Apr16

It's My Park at Harlem Art Park

at Harlem Art Park, Manhattan This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Join neighbors and volunteers in painting, mulching, and removing litter at Harlem Art Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

It's My Park at Cadman Plaza Park

at Brooklyn War Memorial (in Cadman Plaza Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Cadman Park Conservancy to help care for Cadman Plaza Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

It's My Park at South Oxford Park

at Stage Area (in South Oxford Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of South Oxford to help care for South Oxford Park. There will also be a musical performance for children.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

It's My Park at Bell Blvd Malls

at Bell Boulevard and 53rd Avenue Mall (in Bell Malls), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bayside Hills Civic Association to help clean up Bell Blvd Malls.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr16

Highland Park Community Garden Open House

at Highland Park Children's Garden (in Highland Park), Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Join our Community Gardeners as they welcome spring with workshops and tours of the garden.
Category: Nature, Tours
Free!

Apr16

Tai Chi Chuan

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
In this beginner level class, Irving Yee, a member of the William CC Chen Tai Chi School, introduces students to the internal martial art and promotes an awareness of its health benefits.
Category: Nature, Fitness, Outdoor Fitness, Seniors

Apr16

Family Art Project: Starting Seeds with Mini Fences

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
With storytellers Rama Mandel and Channie Waites, learn about starting seeds through movement and verse—and see some that have sprouted.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

In The Shop: Spring Basket Demo

at Perkins Visitors Center (in Wave Hill), Bronx

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Join our Shop staff for informal, drop-in workshops in the Courtyard of The Shop, and learn how to design sweet seasonal centerpieces for your spring table.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature

Apr16

Spring Cleaning at The Battery

at Castle Clinton (in The Battery), Manhattan

10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Learn how to make natural household cleaners using herbs and other ingredients you already have in your kitchen! All materials will be provided
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr16

Sherman Creek Stewardship Day: Spring on the Esplanade

at Swindler Cove (in Sherman Creek), Manhattan

10:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Help us prep for the upcoming season by adding mulch and compost to our trees and lawn, cutting back perennials, and, most of all, enjoying the glory of Spring!
Category: Nature, Volunteer
Free!

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