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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 9, 2016

Apr 9

The Orchid Show: Orchidelirium

at New York Botanical Garden, Bronx

10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
More thrilling than ever, the 14th annual Orchid Show transports visitors on a journey through orchid collecting history, each moment playing out against a stunning backdrop of orchids.
Category: Nature

Apr 9

Protectors of Pine Oak Woods: 40 Years of Green

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

10:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.

Category: Art, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Apr 9

It's My Park at Lemon Creek Park

at Parking Lot (in Lemon Creek Park), Staten Island

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Join NYC H2O, the Staten Island Museum, the Natural Resources Protection Association, and the NYC Parks for a volunteer beach clean-up at Lemon Creek Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

It's My Park at Poseidon Playground

at Poseidon Playground, Brooklyn

10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Volunteers will help with weeding and raking.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

CANCELLED: It's My Park at MacDonald Park

at MacDonald Park Sitting Area (in MacDonald Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with Friends of MacDonald Park to clean up MacDonald Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

It's My Park at Joe Michaels Mile

at Little Bay Parking Lot (in Little Bay Park), Queens

10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
This It's My Park season, volunteer with the Bayside Anglers Group to help clean-up Joe Michaels Mile at Fort Totten Park.
Category: Volunteer, It's My Park
Free!

Apr 9

CANCELLED: 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: Education, Nature, Best for Kids, Volunteer, Seniors
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

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.
Join the parade, scavenger hunt, and annual shearing of the heather at this annual spring celebration in the park.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Nature, Best for Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

Black Out Poetry Session: Family Activity Day

at Morris-Jumel Mansion (in Roger Morris Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
The workshop will teach participants how to create a black out design around words chosen as their poem. Participants will create a work of art to take home.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, History, Best for Kids

Best For
Kids
Apr 9

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

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