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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 January 20, 2018

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Apr24

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
Free!

Apr24

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
Free!

Apr24

NYRR Open Run: Conference House Park

at Visitor Center (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-led running initiative bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks, across all five boroughs of NYC.
Category: Fitness
Free!

Apr24

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
Free!

Apr24

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

Apr24

Family Art Project: Stories and Symbols in Clay Masks

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

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Local Bronx visiting artist Dennis RedMoon Darkeem takes us on a journey to understand how meanings are represented in Native American and African masks.
Category: Art, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Central Park Tour: Heart of the Park

at East 72nd Street and Fifth Avenue (in Central Park), Manhattan

11:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Visit some of the park's most famous landmarks, including Conservatory Water, Bethesda Terrace, and the Lake, on this east-to-west tour led by Central Park Conservancy guides.
Category: History, Tours
Free!

Apr24

Pop-Up Audubon: Leaf Litter Critters

at Eastwood (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Using fun games and experiments, join the Prospect Park Alliance to uncover the secrets of soil creatures, fungus and decomposition.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Hiking
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Pop-Up Audubon II: Plant Clues

at Peninsula (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Join Alliance educators at the Pop-Up Audubon II tent to learn what trees and plants tell us about our environment.
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr24

Arbor Fest

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

11:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of activities for all ages, including a petting zoo, arts and crafts, live music, face-painting, tours, food and craft vendors, compost demonstrations, and a beer tent!
Category: Arts & Crafts, Birding, Education, Concerts, Nature, Art, Festivals, Games, Markets, Tours, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Food

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